POSTED: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 10:06am
UPDATED: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 11:46am
NEW IBERIA, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: Officials say the missing woman was found safe in Lafayette. They report she had no serious injuries.
ORIGINAL: A 57-year-old grandmother has been reported missing by family members.
The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that Freda Garrison of New Iberia was last seen leaving her home for a doctor’s appointment. Family members tell authorities that her appointment was set for 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 in Lafayette.
Garrison reportedly never arrived for her appointment and did not return home. They say she has not made any contact with her family.
Garrison’s family members tell us her phone was pinged earlier today at the corner of Hwy. 182 and 92 in Broussard at the St. Martinville exit.
Officials ask the public to be on the lookout for Garrison’s vehicle. It is a Nissan Murano with the Louisiana license plate WFP498.
If you have any information regarding this investigation, contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 369-3711.