Lufkin PD: 92-year-old woman found safe, reunited with family

Lawasa Thomas. Source: Lufkin police
Lawasa Thomas. Source: Lufkin police

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A missing 92-year-old Lufkin woman has been found safe and sound.

"Mrs. Lawasa Thomas has been located safe and unharmed thanks to our media partners and their outreach," said Lt. David Young with the Lufkin Police Department. "A passerby who had seen the news spotted her in Lufkin and waited with her while calling Lufkin PD."

Young said Thomas has been reunited with her family.

The grandson of Lawasa Thomas reported her missing at 3:30 p.m. He told an officer that he had stopped to see her and noticed her shrubs outside had been freshly trimmed and her car, a green 2005 Chrysler 300 with a Texas license plate number 2LBXC, was gone. He said he then found her walker, which she relies on to get around, left behind as if she had gotten in on the passenger side of the car.

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