UPDATED: Police located 20-year-old Lauren Tatiana Taylor in the 3900 block of Executive Avenue about 2 p.m. Thursday.
Officers and detectives began searching Arlandria after receiving an anonymous tip regarding the mentally ill woman’s whereabouts. She was unharmed, police said.
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Authorities are searching for a 20-year-old mentally ill local woman missing since Tuesday.
Lauren Tatiana Taylor left her North Ridge residence about noon September 28 and never returned, police said. No one has seen or heard from her since.
Taylor is described as 5-foot-6, 135 pounds, with red hair and blue eyes. She keeps her hair pulled back, police said. Taylor was last seen wearing a blue, white and green plaid shirt, blue jeans rolled up to her knees and white sneakers with a design on the side.
She was riding a green and silver Trek mountain bike with a side mirror attached with red tape, authorities said.
Anyone with information of her whereabouts is urged to call Criminal Investigations Sections of Alexandrias Police Department at 703-838-4444 or Crime Solvers tip line at 703-838-4858.