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Published January 03, 2011, 11:32 AM

Bismarck Woman Reported Missing on New Year's Eve Calls Police to Say She's Safe

Bismarck woman reported missing on New Year's Eve calls police to say she's safe Bismarck police said today that Tristan Crawford, who had been reported missing since Friday. called police at 6:40 a.m. today to report she was safe and had left on her own accord. She said she's on her way home.

By: Bismarck Tribune,

Bismarck police said today that Tristan Crawford, who had been reported missing since Friday, called police at 6:40 a.m. today to report she was safe and had left on her own accord.

She told police that she is on her way home.

Her identity was verified by an officer who knows her.

Investigators plan to meet with her before closing the case.

The Bismarck Tribune reported over the weekend that authorities were asking for the public’s help in locating the 22-year-old Bismarck woman who was last seen on New Year’s Eve night.

Mark Gaddis, Bismarck police detective, told the Bismarck Tribune in its earlier story about her disappearance that Tristan Larie Crawford left Stanton, N.D., at 9 p.m. Friday night headed for Bismarck. Crawford texted a friend about 45 minutes later that she was turning back and the friend had did not hear back from her after that.

Stanton is about 55 miles north-northwest of Bismarck along the Missouri River.

A Bismarck sergeant said at 10 p.m. Sunday that nothing had been found or heard from Crawford, but she called Bismarck police and news outlets, including the Grand Forks Herald, today to report that she is safe and left on her own accord.

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