Teenager, missing for nearly a month, found safe

Lester Mason
September 6, 2017

- The missing 15-year-old girl from Alexandria, Minnesota, has been found after almost a month.

Jasmine Block was located in rural Grant County Tuesday, according to the Alexandria Police Department news release.

The identities of those three individuals who were arrested in connection with the teenager's disappearance are not being released at this time. Jasmine Block was last seen on August 8 at her home on the 200 block of North McKay Avenue.

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An Alexandria, Minn., teen who was missing for almost a month was found Tuesday with minor injuries, and authorities arrested three people in connection with her disappearance. Her family told police that Block disappeared without her phone, keys and a backpack she normally carried. "Thank you god and thank you for all the prayers and support and many thanks to law enforcement", her mother, Sarah Block, wrote on Facebook Tuesday. All were believed to be from out of town.

A reward of $7,000 had been offered for her safe return.

Several agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, have been searching for Block for nearly a full month. Police Chief Rick Wyffels says at this point it is a celebratory moment in the case.

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