MANATEE — The Manatee County Sheriff's Office was looking for a 31-year-old woman who reportedly threatened to hurt herself before running off from the Manatee Glens psychiatric hospital.
When Michelle Diaz and a friend arrived at Manatee Glens, 2020 26th Ave. E., about 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Diaz got out of the vehicle and left on foot. "Michelle stated to her friend that she wanted to do harm to herself, but did not elaborate," a news release states.
Deputies searched the area but did not find her.
Diaz is white, stands about 5 feet tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She has blond hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple shirt with green capris pants and no shoes.
Anyone with information about her whereabouts can call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011.