Missing woman with autism, diabetes found safe

Heather Nicole Griffith located in Apopka

Heather Nicole Griffith (Maitland Police Department)

MAITLAND, Fla.UPDATE: Police said Monday afternoon that Heather Nicole Griffith was found safe in Apopka.

Original story below:

Maitland police say they’re looking for a missing woman who has been diagnosed with autism and diabetes.

Heather Nicole Griffith was last seen leaving her home on Hamlet Drive around 9 p.m. Saturday.

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She has the mental capacity of a 9-year-old child due to her autism, according to authorities. She also missed her dose of insulin prior to leaving her home and was due for her next dose at 8 a.m. Monday.

Griffith was wearing a pink shirt, black pants, black Skechers and a black MTV hoodie when she went missing.

Anyone who sees Griffith or has information about her whereabouts is asked to call Detective Smith at 407-875-2807 or email jasmith@maitlandpd.org.