BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - UPDATE: The Burke County Sheriff's Office says Rutland has been located in South Carolina and is safe.


Investigators with the Burke County Sheriff's Office are seeking assistance in locating a woman who went missing after planning to visit friends in South Carolina.

BCSO says Lisa Rutland, 54, was last seen around noon on March 15th. She was expected to arrive in Sumter County, South Carolina hours later but never arrived. 

Rutland has blond hair and hazel eyes. She is 5 feet tall and weighs 100 pounds. She was last seen driving a black 2005 Mercury Mariner with Georgia license plate TFG 3819.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact BCSO.