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Update: The BCA reported Tuesday evening that Morgan Nelson was found safe.

Previous version: Jasper, MN (KROC-AM News) - A statewide missing person alert has been issued for a man who went missing yesterday after he left his home in a tiny southwestern Minnesota community.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the Pipestone County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating 40-year-old Morgan Nelson. On news release says his last contact with his family was yesterday morning when he left his residence in Jasper.

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He did not take his cell phone and his destination and direction of travel are not known. Pipestone County officials say it's believed he was driving a maroon 2004 Ford F150 pickup truck with Minnesota license plate KSU034.

Nelson is described as white, about 5'9" tall, 200 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. He currently has a goatee/beard

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Anyone with information about his whereabouts or information that could prove useful to investigators is asked to contact the Pipestone County Sheriff's Office at 507-825-1100.

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