UPDATE: Woman reported missing found safe

UPDATE 8/4/22: Minneapolis police say a woman who was reported missing earlier this week has been found safe.

According to police, 71-year-old Carol Swigart after a tip was provided to CrimeStoppers.

Officials thank all who helped find Swigart.

INITIAL REPORT 8/2/22: Minneapolis police are asking for your help in finding a missing woman.

Police said Tuesday 71-year-old Carol Swigart was last heard from during the week of June 27th.

Minneapolis Police Officer Garrett Parten tells 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS a formal missing persons report was made July 21, and family members gave police a photo of Swigart on Monday, Aug. 1.

The police description says Swigart stands at 5 feet, 2 inches tall; weighs 127 pounds; has shoulder-length blonde hair that is greying; and typically wears jewelry.

In addition, Swigart is known to frequently visit both Mystic Lake and Treasure Island Casinos, as well as North Memorial Hospital. She has also spent time at a home on the 4800 block of Girard Avenue and an apartment on 1717 Washington Street Northeast.

Police tell KSTP Swigart is not a vulnerable adult, and while she has a driver’s license, does not have a vehicle.

If you know where she may be, you’re asked to call 911 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to provide details on why a missing persons report was issued weeks after police were initially contacted. It has also been corrected to state she does not have a vehicle.