Detroit police looking for 20-year-old woman with mental illness

Brandy Nelson
Brandy Nelson (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are asking for help locating a missing 20-year-old woman.

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Brandy Nelson was last seen Feb. 12 at about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Drexel and Southampton streets.

She left her residence and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.

Brandy NelsonDetails
Age20
Height5′3′'
Weight200 lbs
ClothesGray t-shirt, black sport coat, blue jeans, black shoes

She is in good physical condition, but according to a family member, she suffers from mental illness.

Anyone who knows Brandy Nelson’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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