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Update: Women found after running away from Coldwater adult foster care to meet man

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 20:52:44-04

COLDWATER, Mich. — Update: Both women have been located.

Police are seeking two missing women who ran away from an adult foster care home with a man.

According to the Michigan State Police, overnight Friday/Saturday two residents of the home -- Char Renee Gillum, 37, and Shelley Sue Cunningham, 51 -- were overheard talking about running away from the home with "James" to Battle Creek. The two women were last seen in the home's garage around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Both women suffer from mental disabilities that require supervision at the facility. Police said they are considered endangered and missing.

Neither Gillum nor Cunningham have access to a vehicle. Police said it is unknown if they are on foot or were picked up and possibly transported to the Battle Creek area.

Gillum is described as white, 5 feet, 11 inches in height, weighing 230 pounds with blonde or strawberry hair, blue eyes and last seen wearing white and blue striped pants with a black tank top. A picture of her is attached to this story (above).

Cunningham is described as white, 5 feet, 3 inches in height, weighing 210 pounds with brown hair and last seen wearing jean shorts and light blue tank top. No picture of her is available.

Anybody with information about either woman's whereabouts is being asked to call 9-1-1 or contact the Michigan State Police Marshall Post at (269) 506-1179.