Chesapeake Police locate missing 18-year-old woman with severe autism

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Posted at 7:19 PM, Jul 24, 2021

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police have located a missing 18-year-old woman with severe autism.

18-year-old Alanna Rose Smelkinson was last seen in the area of the 2300 block of Smith Avenue around 3:45 p.m., Saturday. Police say she was located in Virginia Beach.

Police say she is 5 foot 4 inches tall and 90 pounds. She has shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes.

Alanna was last seen wearing a green shirt, leggings that look like jeans and gray shoes. Police say Alanna is approachable.