Lawrence police find missing woman, 67, safe

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Update, 8:17 a.m. Tuesday, June 18:

Willa Nash has been found safe, according to an update from the Lawrence Police Department Tuesday morning.

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The Lawrence Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate 67-year-old Willa Nash.

Nash was last seen near Congressional Drive and Congressional Circle around 6:50 p.m. Monday, according to a social media post from LPD.

She was wearing the clothing seen in the picture — a long-sleeved shirt with the character Stitch from the movie “Lilo and Stitch,” and flowered pants.

Nash is 5-foot-2 and weighs about 100 pounds, according to the post.

If you see her, police ask that you call dispatch at 785-832-7509.

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