Wylie police locate missing woman in drug store

Nga Nham

Credit: Wylie PD

Nga Tuy Nham, 48, suffers from a mental disability and doesn't speak English, Wylie police said.

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Posted on December 17, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 17 at 9:34 PM

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WYLIE — Police in Wylie say they have found a woman who had been missing for more than nine hours.

Nga Tuy  Nham, 48, suffers from a mental disability and doesn't speak English. She had last been seen in the area of Ballard Avenue and Birmingham Street, near Henderson Intermediate School,  on Monday morning.

She walked away from a residence she shares with her sister at around 11 a.m.

Police said a citizen reported seeing a person matching Nham's description at the CVS drug store in Wylie shortly after 8 p.m., which is almost a mile away from where she had last been seen.

Nham was checked out by paramedics and returned to her family.

Police offered thanks for everyone who helped locate Nga Tuy Nham.

 

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