NEW YORK (PIX11) — A deaf and mute woman in New York has been reported missing twice over the course of a week.

Police in Nassau County said Samantha Denise Primus was initially last seen around 3:30 a.m. on Friday at a Savoy Avenue home in Elmont. Her disappearance was reported to NCPD and a missing person report was issued on Saturday night.

At some point, Primus made her way to Queens General Hospital.

Police in Nassau on Wednesday said the woman had been found, but NYPD officials on Thursday night issued a plea for help in finding Primus. According to the NYPD, Primus was last seen leaving Queens General Hospital after being discharged around 1:50 a.m. on Saturday.

A timeline of events is below:

  • Dec. 23 – Primus left home
  • Dec. 23 – Primus was reported missing to police in Nassau
  • Dec. 24 – Police in Nassau asked for help finding Primus
  • Dec. 24 – Primus was seen leaving Queens General Hospital
  • Dec. 28 – Nassau police said Primus had been found
  • Dec. 29 – NYPD asked for help in finding Primus

Primus has limited sign language abilities, officials said. While Nassau County authorities said Primus is 46, the NYPD said she’s 47.

Police said she’s about 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs around 130 pounds. Primus has brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a navy blue coat, pink hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black sneakers. 

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