GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) — UPDATE (Feb.7): Danielle White was located by the Ocala Police Department and returned to the Arc of Alachua County. White's family, GPD and the Arc of Alachua County wants to thank everyone for their help in looking for her.
UPDATE (Feb. 6): The Gainesville Police have released a more accurate description of Danielle White, a 31-year-old woman with Prader-Willi Syndrome who went missing from the Arc of Alachua County over the weekend.
She was most recently sighted near the corner of SW Archer Road and SW 40th Boulevard on Monday, February 4.
They say that White was last seen wearing a burgundy shirt, dark jacket and blue jeans. She has sandy colored hair and wears glasses.
White is known to frequent restaurants or other establishments were food is available.
If you believe you have seen White, GPD asks that you call (352) 955-1818.
The Gainesville Poilce Department is looking for 31-year-old Danielle White, who is missing and has Prader-Willi Syndrome and needs constant supervision.
White is described as a Caucasian woman, who is 5 foot and 1 inch tall, and weighs around 220 pounds.
White has been missing since Sunday, February 3, and was last seen near Gainesville High School, at the corner of NW 13th and NW 16th Avenue. She is a resident at the Arc of Alachua.
The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association describes the condition as, "... a complex genetic disorder affecting appetite, growth, metabolism, cognitive function and behavior. " They go on to say that the hallmarks of the condition are, "... low muscle tone, short stature (when not treated with growth hormone), incomplete sexual development, cognitive disabilities, behavioral problems, and the hallmark characteristics – chronic feelings of insatiable hunger and a slowed metabolism that can lead to excessive eating and life-threatening obesity."
They advise that people with PWS need to have help controlling their eating habits, even pad-locking food storage.
Danielle White's mother, Laura Urquhardt, requests anyone who sees her daughter stay with her and call GPD at (352) 955-1818 or her at (941) 483-6360.