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Vulnerable Hastings woman, 22, reported missing

Amanda Jean Olson

Police are asking for the public's help to find a vulnerable Hastings woman who has not been seen for two days.

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Friday that Amanda Jean Olson, 22, left her home about 2 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, and had not been seen or heard from since then. She has cognitive and developmental delays, the BCA said.

Olson has a history of being away from home for periods of time, but authorities are more concerned because she has not communicated with family or friends. Her cellphone appears to be turned off, and she is without her medication.

The BCA said Olson frequents the northern Twin Cities area and south Minneapolis.

Anyone with information about Olson's whereabouts is asked to call the Hastings Police Department through Dakota County Dispatch at 651-322-8657.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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