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Update: Missing 20-year-old woman found safe, JSO says

Hanna Watkins was found safe Wednesday morning, but the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the investigation remains active.
Credit: First Coast News


A 20-year-old woman police were searching for overnight Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning has been found safe, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Hanna Watkins was located safely, a news release from JSO says, but the investigation remains active.

First Coast News will continue to update this developing story.

Original Story:

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 20-year-old woman last seen on the Northside.

Officers were called to the area of Edgewood Avenue West and Lem Turner Road Tuesday for a report of a missing person identified as Hanna Watkins. She was reportedly last seen by a known acquaintance in the area of 2700 Clyde Drive, near Soutel Drive and Ribault Avenue, just after 8 p.m., according to a news release from JSO.

Watkins is believed to be traveling in a black Lexus ES330, like the one pictured below. The license plate has a Florida tag, number Y958CQ. Because of the circumstances involved in her disappearance, police are working to find her in order to make sure she is safe, the release says.

Watkins is described as 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a white tank top, blue shorts and unknown color shoes.

Anyone who sees Watkins or who knows where she is located is asked to call JSO's non-emergency number at 904-630-0500 or dial 911.

Credit: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says missing woman Hanna Watkins may be traveling in a black Lexus ES330 with Florida tag Y958CQ.

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