COMAL COUNTY, Texas – The Comal County Sheriff’s Office about 11 a.m. Wednesday reported a woman who went missing Tuesday afternoon has been located and is safe. 

Seventy-two-year-old Charlynn Bell Gillespie went missing in Spring Branch about 3 p.m. Tuesday. She was reported missing at 7 p.m. 

Police immediately began searching using helicopters to survey the area.

The office thanked search crews and the community for assistance in locating Gillespie.