FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Update: The subject of this missing person investigation has been located and is safe.
Original news release: The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing person and is asking for assistance from the public. Erin Nicole Newberry , 18, was last seen at her home in the 900 block of N. Grant Ave. in Springfield at 11 a.m. today. She is 5 feet 7 inches, 180 pounds, with blonde hair, blue eyes, pierced ears and a light complexion. She was last seen wearing a pink jacket.
Erin Newberry left her residence on foot, possibly en route to a family member’s residence in Lebanon, Mo. Erin has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old and suffers from depression and Asperger's Syndrome.
Anyone with information related to the endangered missing person should immediately call 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency, or call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.
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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters