Missing Washington woman who is ‘severely disabled’
found inside car at tow yard after 9 days
The woman spent nine days in a car in “near freezing weather” after her mother left her inside the vehicle at a gas station and “walked off,” according to police.
A woman with disabilities spent nine days inside a car before she was found at a tow yard in Burien.
“We are extremely relieved that we were able to locate and rescue the victim,” Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla said in a statement. “If not for the efforts of our officers and the support of King County Sheriff’s and Fire, this incident would likely have ended in tragedy.”
The 28-year-old woman was last seen Feb. 5 when her 45-year-old mother parked her car at a gas station in Kent and “walked off” with her adult daughter still inside the car, according to the Kent Police Department.
Police said gas station employees eventually had the car towed, and eventually she was found in he back seat
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