Indianapolis woman reported missing

Columbus police officers were searching Friday night for a woman reported missing by her family.

Jacqueline Watts, 33, of Indianapolis, was reported missing about 5 p.m. Friday after her car was found with the engine running, with its flashers on, at 2300 Riverside Drive, which is near the intersection of Washington and 25th streets in Columbus, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

Watts is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black stretch pants and a gray shirt.

Police asked anyone with information in regards to Watt’s whereabouts to contact police dispatch at 812-379-1689.

Law enforcement officers and police K-9’s were searching the immediate area near where the car was found Friday night.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.