Missing 19-year-old Lynchburg woman with disabilities found safe

Aaliyah McDaniel (Lynchburg Police Department)


The Lynchburg Police Department said Aaliyah has been found safe.


The Lynchburg Police Department is asking for your help in looking for a missing 19-year-old woman.

Aaliyah McDaniel has been missing since about 6:30 a.m. on Monday.

Police said she left a family member’s home in the 300 block of Mountain View Drive Monday morning to go on a walk.

After she did not return, the family member called the police to report her disappearance.

Aaliyah is considered endangered due to a mental disability, according to police.

Authorities say she takes specific medication daily and does not have a cellphone to contact anyone.

Police ask that anyone with information on her location contacts Detective Bond at (434) 455-6161 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

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