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January 7, 2022

UPDATE: Silver Alert issued for Purvis woman canceled

Therese Apel

Toniqua Waynette Ray

UPDATE: Toniqua Ray has been found and is safe.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 27-year-old Toniqua Waynette Ray of Purvis, in Lamar County.

She is a black female, 5’6′ tall, weighing 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen Thursday, January 6, at about 3:30 am in the 2900 block of Oak Street, wearing black jogging pants, a maroon hoodie, and tennis shoes.

Ray is believed to be in a 2017 white Nissan Altima bearing Florida tag IS38AX.

Family members say Ray suffers from a medical condition that may impair her judgment. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Toniqua Waynette Ray, contact Purvis Police Department at 601-794-6512

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