On March 8 at about 10 p.m., the Olivia Police Department responded to a report of a missing person from the area of 1000 block of Maple Ave West. An adult male had left his residence with the aid of his walker and was missing. A quick search of the immediate area did not produce any results.
Mutual aid was requested to assist the Olivia Police Department. Assisting at the scene was the Renville County Sheriff’s Office including K-9 officer Duke, Minnesota State Patrol, Danube, Renville and Buffalo Lake Police Departments. The Olivia Fire Department was called out to assist in facilitating an extensive ground search.
The Code Red notification system in place for the Olivia residents was utilized asking for residents in the immediate area to assist in checking their property, including the sheds and garages, for the missing individual.
The subject was located shortly after midnight and was taken to Renville County Hospital to be checked out for any possible injuries.
The Olivia Police Department wishes to thank the residents who assisted along with the additional responding agencies.
Residents are encouraged to sign up for the Code Red community notification system for not only weather alerts but also other notices that may impact those living in Olivia. To sign up for the Code Red notification system go to the City of Olivia website at www.olivia.mn.us/public-safety/civil-defense-system/
As always the Olivia Police Department encourage citizens to report any suspicious incidents that are happening in and around our community to the Olivia Police Department at 320-523-2700 or call 911 if something needs immediate attention.