UPDATE: Juliette Whitehead was found and is safe.
Original story: A missing 18-year-old Spokane County woman may be headed to Pierce County, deputies there say.
Juliette Whitehead left Mead High School north of Spokane about 2:40 p.m. Monday and didn’t arrive at her caregiver’s home, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. She is developmentally delayed and functions at about a 10-year-old’s level.
She has expressed interest in coming to Tacoma and Gig Harbor, deputies say.
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Whitehead is about 5-foot-9, with a thin build and bleached brown hair worn close to her head. She was last seen in a brown leather coat and may have a green backpack with her.
Anyone with information about Whitehead’s whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Check at 509-456-2233 and reference incident number 10146180.