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JSO: Woman who walked away from hospital has been found safe

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville police asked for help Tuesday night to find a woman who they say was discharged from a hospital but never made it home.

They announced just after 2 a.m. Wednesday that she had been found safe.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the woman was discharged from UF Health on Monday afternoon and was scheduled to be taken back to her home, but family members realized on Tuesday evening that she never made it home and called police.

Police did not say where the woman was found but did say she was safe and thanked the community for sharing the information.

Editor’s Note: Because the woman is no longer endangered, News4Jax has removed her name and photograph from this article.