A member of the public successfully assisted the UCF Police Department in locating a missing person Thursday evening following a UCF Alert issued over email and the police department’s social media.
Judith Macphee, 56, was reported missing by her family after they had been separated for several hours. According to the alert, Macphee had last been seen near CFE Arena at 11 a.m.
The UCF Alert, issued at 5:43 p.m., included a description of what Macphee was wearing when she was last seen and an image of her. The department said that Macphee did not pose any threat to others, but struggled to care for herself.
Soon after, a second UCF Alert was issued at 6:07 p.m. announcing that Macphee had been safely found and thanking the person who found her for their vigilance.