Taylar Mercer has been found safe, her grandmother confirms. 

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A woman is worried for the safety of her granddaughter, who lives with special needs. Taylar Mercer, 23, was last seen on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, near 37th and Oliver in northeast Wichita. Taylar suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was young and functions at the level of an 8-year-old child, her grandmother shares. She said Taylar walked away from a group home with another resident.



Missing from: Wichita, Kan.

Missing since: Dec. 28, 2022

Age when reported missing: 23

Height then: 5’7’’

Weight then: 230 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing marks: ears pierced

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Wichita Police Department at (316) 268-4111 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017. You can also leave an anonymous tip with the KBI by clicking here.

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