Update: KNSD reports Teresa Hudson has been found and is safe. Authorities have not provided further details.
East County News Service
October 23, 2016 (La Mesa)—The family of missing La Mesa woman Teresa Hudson is pleading for help to find her. She left home near Dallas Street and Lubbock Avenue Saturday morning shortly after midnight and is believed to have driven her daughter’s car, a gray Kia Sportage, license plate 6RQX374. She suffers from a psychiatric condition and left without her medication, money, cell phone, food, or water. She was last seen wearing a pink nightgown.
On Sunday, her husband, John, asked people to check back roads in East County. “We’ll be looking in the Dehesa area ourselves, believing she went for a joy ride and got lost and ran out of gas with no way to get help.” The car was low on gas, the family has indicated.
NBC 7 reports that John says they were watching TV and he fell asleep for an hour or so. When he awoke early Saturday, Teresa was gone. Police were notified after family searched the home and then noticed the vehicle was gone.
Her daughter,Victoria, has also voiced concern for her mother’s safety.
Her husband asked that if anyone sees Teresa, “Tell her we love her, tell her to come home.” La Mesa Police ask that if you see Teresa, please call the police at (619)667-1400.