MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a missing Ohio woman.
A deputy found an abandoned car Monday night in a parking lot at Shagger Park on Cannon Lake. When they ran the plates, they discovered the car belonged to 24-year-old Chelsea Martinez from Columbus, Ohio.READ MORE: Crews Battle Fire In Northeast Minneapolis
Martinez was reported missing in Ohio on July 30, so troopers and volunteers searched the area Monday night and Tuesday morning to no avail.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: High Temps Could Reach 90 Degrees Sunday
Authorities say Martinez reportedly made statements on August 1 that suggested she wanted to hurt herself.
She is described as a white woman who is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 103 pounds. She has brown hair and a slender build.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: 1 Dead, NWS Confirms 3 Tornadoes Touched Down Across MN
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call 911 or the Rice County Sheriff’s Office at 507-334-4391.