Cece Patterson

*FOUND SAFE*: Police search for autistic girl who reportedly vanished Monday


Roanoke police say that the young girl has been found safe. No other information is available at this time.

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Virginia authorities are asking the public to be on the lookout for an autistic girl who reportedly vanished Monday night.

Cecelia “CeCe” Patterson was last seen at around 11 p.m. Monday in the 2800 block of Florida Avenue NW in Roanoke. According to police, she was last seen wearing grey leggings, a black dress, a purple jacket and a blue spotted hat.

Police said Cece could possibly run if approached. Anyone who comes in contact with her should contact 911 immediately.

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[Feature Photo: Cece Patterson/Police Handout]