UPDATE: Lincoln police said Patricia was located Wednesday afternoon and is safe. 


Lincoln police are asking for the public's help finding a woman reported missing. 

Police said 28-year-old Patricia M. Dean was scheduled for a doctors appointment Wednesday morning because she is close to her pregnancy due date.  She did not show up for the appointment and Patricia’s parents reported she is “mildly Autistic with cognitive difficulties”.  

Police did not have a description of what Dean was wearing. 

Officers are actively searching various locations throughout the city, and homeless outreach and resource centers. 

Anyone with information on Patricia's whereabouts, is encouraged to call LPD at 402-441-6000.