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Endangered Person Advisory Issued For Missing Springfield Woman

Springfield Police Department

UPDATE:   This advisory has been cancelled.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Andrews made contact with the Springfield Police Department and is safe.

Original article:   

The Springfield Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing woman.

Fifty-one-year-old Beth Ann Andrews was dropped off at a church bible study at 609 N. Mahn in Springfield last night and hasn’t been seen since.

She’s 5 feet six inches tall, 260 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.  She was wearing a gray and white plaid jacket, a black and gray striped shirt and blue scrub pants.

Springfield police say Andrews has schizoaffective disorder, diabetes and bipolar disorder and did not take medications.  Police say she has the mental capacity of a child.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call 911.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.