A photo of Valerie Maynard
Photo: Cobb County Police Department
Photo: Cobb County Police Department

Missing woman: SUV found in Cobb park unlocked with purse, cell inside

Cobb County police are asking for help to find a woman last seen a week ago.

The white Land Rover of Valerie Maynard, 53, was found Sept. 5 in the Pigeon Hill parking lot on Burnt Hickory Road, police said Monday. That lot services the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.

Her SUV was found unlocked, and personal items like her cell phone and purse were still inside.

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The Smyrna woman was last seen Sept. 3.

Police said the National Park Service has searched the surrounding park area with the help of the Cobb sheriff’s office K9 Unit. They found no trace of her.

If anyone knows has any information about Maynard or her whereabouts, they can call police at 770-499-3945.

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