UPDATE 1:26 pm: Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin states that Brittany Frye, who walked away from Holzer Medical Center earlier today, has been located.

We would like to thank everyone for their assistance in locating Ms. Frye so that we can ensure her safety.

According to a post on the GCSO Facebook page, Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has announced that his office is currently seeking information as to the whereabouts of Brittany N. Frye (age 19 of Gallipolis) who walked away from Holzer Emergency Department at approximately 2:04 a.m. on Friday, December 15th.

At the time of the incident, Brittany was being evaluated for mental health issues. Brittany was last seen wearing a yellow cloth gown and was wrapped in a white hospital blanket. Brittany is described as 5’04” tall weighing 100 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes. Brittany was last seen on foot in the immediate area of the hospital.

Anyone with any information as to where we might locate Brittany is asked to contact the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office at 740-446-1221.