UPDATED — Aug. 19, 1:05 a.m. ET: Deng was found alive at an area hospital Monday night, police said.
Police were given a tip that she was at the hospital, New York Daily News reported. It is not clear why she was admitted to the hospital, but Deng's friend Roblé said on Instagram, "She is safe and sound."
Deng was reported missing by her boyfriend Grant Monohon on Aug. 16, according to DNA Info. Monohon told police that Deng said she wanted to sleep in a park the last night she was seen.
The New York Police Department asked for help Monday in the search for Ataui Deng, who has been missing for almost two weeks.
The model was reportedly last seen in Manhattan around midnight Aug. 6 outside of the nightclubs XVI Lounge and Attic Rooftop.
Deng's friend Roblé, who is a famous chef, said two other friends saw Deng near the Attic after a party for Major Model Management, according to the Village Voice.