Golden Alert issued for Lexington woman

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police issued a Golden Alert Monday evening for 53-year old Barbara Martin Garcia. Police say she suffers from mental disabilities and a traumatic brain injury and may become violent if cornered, so the public is asked not to try to detain her, but rather call police.

Garcia is 5’7,” 140 lbs. Police say she was last seen wearing a navy jacket, gray shirt, gray sweatpants and tennis shoes. Her hair was fixed in a ponytail. Police say her last known location was the Circle K on Buckhorn Drive at 5:40 p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2015. She had reportedly just left a facility on Buckhorn Drive before going into the convenience store, according to police.

If you see her, call 911 or Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.

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