UPDATE: Police said Rebecca Purcell was found safe by an off-duty officer.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police in Minneapolis are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing vulnerable adult.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, 53-year-old Rebecca Elizabeth Purcell was last seen on the 1200 block of Ninth Street South around 11:20 a.m. Friday.

rebecca elizabeth purcell 2 Police: Missing Vulnerable Adult Found Safe

(credit: Minneapolis Police Department)

Purcell is 5-feet-4-inches tall, 160 pounds with long, curly dark hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a long sleeved gray polka dot shirt, red vest, yellow headband, dark pants and brown winter boots.

Police said Purcell is a vulnerable adult who needs her medications. They believe she may be headed to the Edina area.

Anyone who sees Purcell is asked to call 911 immediately.


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