Once missing teen with special needs found in Mt. Washington

Updated: Feb. 14, 2018 at 4:28 PM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn
Sydnee was last seen around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. (Source: MWPD)
Sydnee was last seen around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. (Source: MWPD)

MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY (WAVE) - The Mount Washington Police Department has found a once missing 16-year-old.

Sydnee Koenig was last seen around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Primrose Drive and 12 Oaks Subdivision in Mt. Washington, according to police.

Police said she left her house on foot without her service dog. She was said to be wearing a black puffer jacket, jeans, tennis shoes and a red toboggan.

Right lane of I-65N near Elizabethtown blocked, expect delays
Second suspect in high-speed pursuit caught following short foot chase
Arraignment set for Marshall Co. shooting suspect Friday

Though she is 16, police said she has diminished mental capacity, described as "that of a small child."

Just before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police said Sydnee had been found. No information about where she was found or her condition were released.

Copyright 2018 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.