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UPDATE: HPD Locates Pieta

August 18, 2015, 11:39 AM HST
* Updated August 18, 6:25 PM
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***Updated at 6:15 p.m. to include information from the Hawai’i Police Department.***

The Hawai’i Police Depatment located Britney Pieta, 26, at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Pieta was found in a brush area in Hawaiian Acres, and was transported to Hilo Medical Center for medical treatment, according to police.

No additional information was immediately available.

***Original story posted at 11:39 a.m.***

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The public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old missing woman Britney Pieta is being sought by the Hawai’i Police Department.

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On Sunday, the Hawai’i Police Department issued a missing persons advisory as a result of the disappearance of Pieta, who is visiting the Big Island from Chicago.

Britney Pieta. HPD photo.

Britney Pieta. HPD photo.

After leaving for a hike from a residence in Hawaiian Acres on Saturday, Pieta failed to return, according to authorities.

Pieta has been described as 5-foot-6 and 110 pounds. She has long brown hair, green eyes and wears glasses.

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When she was last seen, Pieta was wearing black pants, a purple shirt, blue jacket, and black boots.

Britney Pieta. HPD photo.

Britney Pieta. HPD photo.

Police say Pieta suffers from a medical condition that requires medication.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Pieta should call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Those who wish to remain anonymous should call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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