Police search for 20-year-old who went missing on Sugarloaf Parkway

Update: The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department located Kayleigh Abbott safe in Augusta. The original story is below.


The Gwinnett Police Department needs the public’s help in locating a missing 20-year-old woman.

Kayleigh Abbott was last seen on Wednesday, April 13. She is about 5’02” and weighs 160 pounds. Kayleigh has dirty blonde hair with faded blue and red coloring.  

According to the Gwinnett County Police Department, she has several mental disorders and is highly impulsive and may not understand consequences. She was described as a very social person who yearns for acceptance.

Police say at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, Abbott got out of her mother’s vehicle while sitting in traffic on Sugarloaf Parkway near Scenic Highway.

She was last seen wearing a black Under Armor shirt, tie-dye pants, and rainbow-colored crocs. 

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Case Number:  22-0031143

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