Detroit police searching for missing 43-year-old who suffers from mental health issues

Posted at 12:56 PM, Aug 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-17 12:56:39-04

Detroit police are asking for the public's help to locate a missing 43-year-old woman who suffers from mental health issues.

Police say Shamara Rockett was last seen walking away from her home in the 2700 block of S. Annabelle on August 9 around 2:30 p.m.

Rockett is described as a black female, 5'5" and around 140 pounds. She has a slim build, dark complexion and wears glasses.

Rockett is missing one leg, so she walks with crutches or uses a wheelchair. 

Police say she is in poor mental condition and needs medication.

If you have any information regarding her whereabouts, please call police.