Missing teen with autism safely returned home, Hartwell PD says

Alicia Jenee Gardner
Alicia Jenee Gardner(Hartwell Police Department)
Published: Sep. 14, 2022 at 10:05 AM EDT
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HARTWELL, GA (FOX Carolina) - The Hartwell Police Department in Georgia said a 19-year-old who left her home Sunday has been located and returned home safely.

Alicia Jenee Gardner, who is autistic, left her home on Sept. 10 in an unknown direction, according to the department.

Police said it was unknown who Gardner was with but she was known to meet with unknown males through social media.

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