Tilly Butler has been found and she is safe, according to authorities. 

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing person, Tilly Butler, 73 years old, according to a Nixle Alert.

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Police say, she was last seen this morning at 1:00 AM wearing blue jeans, a multi-colored shirt and white sneakers in the area of Triplett Road in the Somerset Section of the Township.

According to police, Tilly is described as being 5'1 inches, approximately 135 lbs with salt and pepper hair.

If you see Tilly Butler please contact the Franklin Township Police Department at 732-873-230.

Editor's note: This is a breaking story and will be updated accordingly. 

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