ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Police in multiple cities recently teamed up to search for a missing 77-year-old West Orange woman, eventually finding her in a woodlot near the Essex Fells Country Club golf course, reports said. authorities.

Essex Fells Police Department has released more details of the August 5 search, which ended with the missing woman being reunited with her husband – apart from some minor injuries, authorities said.

According to Essex Fells police:

“On the evening of August 5, our police department received a 9-1-1 call regarding a missing 77-year-old woman who resides in West Orange. Constable Brogan and Constable Gonzalez responded to the top end from the town near Essex Fells Country Club where she was said to have last been reported.Chief Volker and Captain Jones responded and set up an incident command location to assist officers at the scene. The missing woman’s husband was able to keep in touch with her by cellphone, but she was unable to give her exact location Officers set up a search grid at the top from the town she was last in. Shortly after, the missing woman was located by a North Caldwell officer in a small patch of woods along the fence of the Essex Fells Country Club golf course. “

The West Essex First Aid Squad assessed the woman for minor injuries; she found her husband at the scene, police said, adding that it was a job well done by all.”

“On behalf of Chief Volker and our police department, we would like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit, Essex Fells Fire Department, Fairfield Police Department, North Caldwell Police Service, Roseland Police Service, Verona Police Service, West Caldwell Police Department, West Essex First Aid Squad for your assistance,” Essex Fells Police said.