UPDATE: Missing 85-year-old from Itasca County has been located

UPDATE: St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says 85-year-old Gerald Olson has been located and is safe. The update was sent at 10:15 a.m. by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s Crime Alert Network.

Authorities thank everyone that assisted in locating him and for sharing the information.

Original Post: The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Gerald Olson, age 85. He suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s.

He left his residence in Swan River during the late evening hours on November 4 in his vehicle.

The vehicle that he left in is a 2018 blue Ford Escape with Minnesota plate GS0832.

He could be traveling towards Grand Rapids, MN. He is often seen wearing a red flannel and a Marine Corp baseball cap.

If you have seen or know where Gerald Olson is, please contact the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office at 218-326-3477.