UPDATED: Missing Brookfield Woman Has Been Found
Brookfield police say Amber P. Hammond, 26, who is autistic and had been missing since Monday morning, has been located and is safe and unharmed.
Updated at 8:30 p.m. Monday
A 26-year-old Brookfield woman with autism who had gone missing Monday morning has been located and is safe and unharmed.
Amber P. Hammond, 26, has a mild form of autism and functions with the mentality of a 6-year-old. Brookfield police put out an alert that she was missing after she was last seen at about 10:30 a.m. Monday walking with a suitcase with wheels near Calhoun Road and Capitol Drive.
However, FOX6 News reported at about 8 p.m. that Hammond had been found at a church in Milwaukee. She was reunited with her aunt and uncle, whom she lives with.
FOX6 reports that police say a witness saw Hammond’s picture on the news and informed the police that she had picked her up and given her a ride to the bus stop on 124th Street and Capitol Drive. During the ride, Hammond told the witness she was heading to Victory Outreach Church in Milwaukee, the TV station reported.