The group was participating in the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, which began Sunday and run through June 12.
“The individuals are all adults, five of whom are not Special Olympics athletes and one who is an adult with intellectual disability,” the Special Olympics said in a statement to CNN. “The well-being of these delegates is our foremost concern. Local authorities have indicated they have no reason to believe the health and safety of any of the individuals is at risk. To expand the reach and effectiveness of law enforcement’s efforts to locate these individuals, they have been reported as missing persons.”
The six went missing in Kissimmee — just south of Orlando — and were last seen Monday afternoon around 2:30 p.m., the bulletin said.
“We are in communication with Walt Disney World, Special Olympics and our Law Enforcement and Federal partners,” the sheriff’s office release said.