The Rochester Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating a missing woman.

An alert being distributed throughout Minnesota by the State Bureau of Criminal Apprehension indicates 53-year-old Dawn Jeanette Ehret was last seen Wednesday evening when she left her residence on foot.

Authorities are concerned for her welfare because Dawn has health concerns and she has not contacted friends or family. Ehret is described as 5’06”, 100 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. If you know of Dawn’s whereabouts or think you have seen her, please call the Rochester PD at 507-328-6800 or dial 911.

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