NC sheriff's office uses drone to find missing elderly woman

An elderly woman was found by a drone in Randolph County, North Carolina after the county sheriff's office says she went missing.

According to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded 11: 30 a.m. Sunday, November 5, to a missing elderly person on Thayer Road.

"The search was slowed due to difficult terrain and a corn field. The Drone pilot, Officer Adam Krolfifer was able to locate the missing person within 25 minutes," the sheriff's office posted on Facebook.

Randolph County Sheriff Robert A. Graves says the Drone program is one of their newest projects.