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Non-Verbal Woman With Down Syndrome Missing From Brooklyn Home

Danielle Selig, 44. (Credit DCPI)

Danielle Selig, 44. (Credit DCPI)

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a woman who went missing from Mercy Home, a home that cares for people with developmental disabilities, 1010 WINS reported.

Danielle Selig, 44, was last seen on the corner of Livingston Street and Gallatin Place in Brooklyn, on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Selig is 4’6″, weighs 90 lbs, has green eyes, and red hair. She was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt and pink jeans.

As 1010 WINS reported, Selig has Down Syndrome, is non-verbal, and has self-injurious behavior. She wears mitts to prevent her from picking at her own skin, tends to wander, and jogs rather than walks.

Selig reportedly gravitates toward soda and will approach people who have soda. She has been described as friendly and personable and will go with a stranger if approached.

Selig has wandered off in the past, to a McDonalds in her own neighborhood.

Anyone with information regarding Selig has been asked to contact the Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS[8477]. the public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.

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