JSO: Woman with autism found safe in Jacksonville

Police Search for Missing Woman Near Arlington
Police Search for Missing Woman Near Arlington

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 41-year-old woman with autism who walked away from her home Tuesday night was found safe Wednesday after a police search.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said Stacey Talmadge left her home on Glen Gardner Drive, off Cortez Road south of and Atlantic Boulevard, about 10 p.m.

A JSO lieutenant said that now when the sun came up, the search ramped up, with officers searching on the ground and from the air.

About 11:15 a.m., News4Jax was told Talmadge had been found and seemed to be OK.

She was being checked out by Jacksonville Fire and Rescue personnel.

“Thanks to all for the assistance in getting this information out to our community,” JSO said in a news release announcing Talmadge had been found.

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