Urgent Search Underway for Atlanta Woman Savannah Sheats

An urgent search is underway for a woman who has gone missing in Atlanta, WXIA-TV reports.

Police say 26-year-old Savannah Sheats was reported missing by her sister after Sheats disappeared on Wednesday.

The sister, who lives with Sheats, told authorities that she last saw her sibling Tuesday night when the two went to bed around 9 p.m., according to FOX 5.

When the sister awoke on Wednesday shortly before 10 a.m., Sheats was reportedly nowhere to be found.

A missing persons report said Sheats’ vehicle was gone but her phone was still at their residence on Verlaine Place NW, which is in the Cross Creek subdivision. The vehicle is described as a 2015 Hyundai Sonata; its license plate is RAX9697.

The sister told police that she contacted Sheats’ employer and was told that Sheats did not come into work.

Sheats has depression, WSB-TV reports, citing the sister.

In a social media post, the sister wrote: “My sister, Savannah Sheats, has not been heard from or seen since last night, 8/16/22. She is driving a 2015 white Hyundai Sonata. License plate RAX9697. Please reach out if you have seen her. She does not have her phone but is believed to have taken her car.”

Sheats’ Facebook profile indicates that she is a leasing associate at Fuqua Development and studied marketing at the University of Georgia from 2014 to 2018. She graduated from Campbell High School in Smyrna, a suburb northwest of Atlanta, in 2014.

Sheats is described as 5-foot-6 and about 100 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes.

To report Sheats’ location or information about the case, call the Atlanta Police Department Homicide/Missing Persons Unit at 404-546-4235.

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Featured Image: Savannah Sheats, Atlanta Police Department