Jacksonville police: 26-year-old woman found safe

By Jim Piggott - Reporter, Colette DuChanois - Web producer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A missing 26-year-old woman was found safe, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday night.

Police said Annette Mitchell had last been seen Friday at the Red Roof Inn on Youngerman Circle off Blanding Boulevard at Interstate 95, near the Clay-Duval county line.

Photo of Annette Ann Mitchell provided by Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

According to the missing persons report, foul play had been suspected in Mitchell's disappearance.

She was reported missing Friday, and officers responded Monday evening to the Red Roof Inn.

The report states police found something in the room where she was staying that led them to search the surrounding area, including dumpsters.

What they found in the room was redacted, but according to the report, police didn't find anything that they could trace to her disappearance. 

Sheriff's Office homicide detectives then responded and the missing persons division was notified. 

Motel staff said they had seen Mitchell in the area, often with another woman. 

Just before 7 p.m., police said, Mitchell was located safe. There's no word on where she was found or the circumstances surrounding her disappearance.

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