A search is under way in and around Manchester for a woman who police say walked away from the group home she inhabited in the township last Sunday and never returned.

Deborah Kelley (Manchester Police Department)

Police say Deborah A. Kelley lived in the Fresh Start home on Route 539 in the township's Whiting section. Investigators believe she left the dwelling around 9:30 Sunday morning.

Kelley is described as 5' 2" in height, 147 pounds, with blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, pink-and-gray shirt, black jeans, and black-and-pink sneakers.

Investigators believe that she might have gone to environs around Manahawkin, Little Egg Harbor, or New Gretna.

Police ask anyone with information regarding Deborah Kelley's whereabouts to call them at 732-657-6111.