MEXIA, Texas — Mexia police said Lynn Jenkins was found safe Thursday morning about seven hours after she had been reported missing.

The department said after they posted the missing persons alert on their Facebook page the response helped them to find her. Their post generated more than 2-thousand shares.

"We would like to thank everyone who shared and committed on this post as we were able to use the information from calls generated from this post to locate her. Again thank you for all your help and support with this missing person."

Police said she may have been in the Waxachachie area with a man they said was named "Melo."

Police did not say if "Melo" was found with her.

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