Sunday, August 30, 2015

Francisville woman with Down syndrome reported missing

Nede Edwards, 35.
Nede Edwards, 35. Philadelphia Police Department

A 35-year-old woman with Down syndrome was reported missing Wednesday in the Francisville section of North Philadelphia, police said.

Nede C. Edwards, of the 800 block of Perkiomen Street, was returning home with a cousin when she walked away around 5 p.m., police said. She was last seen at Vineyard and Perkiomen Streets. She was described as having very limited speech ability.

Edwards is 5-feet 10-inches tall, about 110 pounds, wearing a black shirt, black capri-style shorts, and blue sandals. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call Central Detectives at 215-686-3093 or dial 911. - Robert Moran

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