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'Vulnerable' Redby woman found safe in St. Paul

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A missing Redby woman has been found.

Barbara Ortiz, 29, of is safe and being cared for by professionals in St. Paul, according to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.


Ortiz, a vulnerable adult, was reported missing Jan. 10.

Charlotte Clark, Ortiz's mother, said Ortiz had walked away from her home, half a mile west of Redby in the McBride area, to hitchhike to Bemidji Jan. 10 on County Road 15. She was last seen near County Road 32 East.

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