Police search for woman with special needs, 18, who was last seen walking her dog in Ormond Beach

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Police in Ormond Beach are searching for an 18-year-old woman.


Officers said Sydney Powell disappeared on Monday while walking her dog near Virginia Terrace and Arroyo Parkway.

Her family found the dog but hasn’t seen Powell since.

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The family said Powell is autistic and has the mental capacity of a 13-year-old.

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She was reported to be wearing jean shorts and a grey tank top.

Anyone who sees her is asked to call Cpl. Jeremy Smith at 386-676-3535 or 386-677-0731.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.