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Verbatim: Police in LaGrange County searching for missing 19-year-old; public's assistance needed

The LaGrange County Sheriff Department, with the assistance of the Indiana State Police are searching for a missing 19 year old young woman from rural LaGrange who walked away from her home Monday night.

Police are searching for Elizabeth Ashley Kreger who is described as a white female, 5'8" tall, 180 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a pink shirt and white and pink tennis shoes. She was last seen carrying two Wal-mart bags as she walked away from the residence located at 4240 E 250 N.

Miss Kreger is mentally handicapped and suffers from silent seizures for which she takes medication. Anyone having any information as to her whereabouts are asked to call the LaGrange County Sheriff Department at (260) 463-7491 or the Indiana State Police Post in Fort Wayne at either (260) 432-8661 or toll free (800) 552-0976 (Indiana only).