UPDATE 6:55am: The EDPS now says that Church has been found safe and sound, thanks to tips and shares from the community.

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Emmett Township authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who went missing last week.

The Emmett Township Department of Public Safety says that Melissa Church was last seen waking in the area of 6 ½ Mile Rd. and B Dr. N, around 1:30pm Thursday, April 13. She was carrying shopping bags, and had initially left her home in the 12,000 block of 6 ½ Mile Rd. to go meet a friend.

Melissa Church is described as a white woman with red hair, last seen with noticeable blue eye shadow. If you have any information as to Melissa’s whereabouts, please contact the EDPS or Silent Observer.