GARLAND, Texas — The Garland Police Department is seeking the public's assistance locating a critical missing person.

60-year-old Xuan Houng Thi Nguyen "Helen" of Garland, Texas, was last seen walking southbound near her residence in the east ally of the 1600 block of Goodwin Drive around 10:15 a.m., on Friday, May 29, 2020.

According to police, Nguyen has been diagnosed with dementia. Police also describe her as a 5'2"-5'3" Vietnamese female, weighing 150 lbs, with shoulder length straight black hair with grey roots, her left hand stays in the up position, and she walks slowly.

"Ms. Nguyen speaks fluent Vietnamese but has broken English," says the Garland Police Department.

Nguyen was last seen wearing a short sleeve turquoise shirt with a round collar with, possibly, pink flowers on the front with loose dark purple or navy blue draw string pants and, grey slip on tennis shoes. She may also be wearing a bracelet on her wrist.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nguyen is asked to call the Garland Police Department at (972) 485-4840.