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Missing 28-year-old Louisville woman located, alert canceled

LMPD has canceled their missing person alert after 28-year-old Lakita Shepherd was located Wednesday morning.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — UPDATE: 28-year-old Lakita Shepherd was found safe. 

Original Story Nov. 10, 2020

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 28-year-old Louisville woman who may be in danger.

Lakita Shepherd left a home on foot in the 3400 block of Richmont Road in southwest Jefferson County around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Shepherd is diminished capacity and has a mindset of a 12-year-old, according to authorities.

She is described as a Black female, 5-feet-8-inches tall, 180-pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Shepherd was wearing a knee-length black hoodie with white lettering, blue jeans, and a tan cross-body purse.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, you are asked to contact Metro Police at 574-LMPD.

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