UPDATE (11:50 a.m.): The two girls have been found safe in Bursnville, Minnesota, according to a social media post issued by the Anoka County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer.
One adult man is in custody, the post states.
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The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in tracking down a pair of teen-aged girls last seen at their volleyball practice in Andover late Monday night.
According to a Facebook page post, the two girls have not been seen since about 7:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29. Grace Kathleen Laski and Jaiden Angela Mahlberg are neighbors, and were last seen together.
Laski is in need of medication that she did not have with her. Also, authorities say she may not be able to articulate her address or phone number, and may act younger than her age of 13. Grace was last wearing her volleyball uniform and was last in the company of Jaiden Mahlberg, who is about 5 feet, 4 inches tall and approximately 120 pounds.The two friends were last seen in the area of 159th Ave and Swallow Street in Andover.
The sheriff’s department told media outlets they have ‘grave concern’ for the girls’ safety via a statement today. Records show the girls had been corresponding via text message and social media with unknown men.
Anyone who sees the missing girls or may know there location is asked to call the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office at (763) 427-1212.