UPDATE: Woman reported missing in Columbia found safe

4 months 1 week 22 hours ago Friday, December 15 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Friday, December 15, 2017 2:11:00 PM CST December 15, 2017 in News
By: Lauren Petterson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police said a 42-year-old woman went missing Friday morning and was considered at risk because of medical conditions. Columbia police say she has now been found safe at a local hospital.

"We sincerely appreciate the quick response from our media partners and citizens on social media to spread the initial information of this release. You are an invaluable extension of our department!" the Columbia Police Department said in a statement.

Jessica Caldwell went missing from Family Dental on North Providence Road at about 10 a.m.

She is white with brown/gray hair, weighs about 170 pounds and uses a wheelchair. She was wearing a green sweatshirt and gray sweatpants when she went missing.

[Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the most recent information.]

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