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Lansing woman reported missing, police say

Lansing woman reported missing, police say

HIGHLAND — A woman was reported missing after she was last seen at a Lansing gas station, police said. 

Olivia Powell, 20, of Lansing, was reported missing after she was seen at Citgo Gas Station at 17600 Torrence Avenue Tuesday night, said Lansing Police Department Lt. Al Phillips. 

Powell is described as a black woman with brown eyes and black hair, police said. She is 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs about 178 pounds. 

Ride along with LaPorte Police Specialist Justin Dyer as he patrols the streets of LaPorte.

She was last known to be wearing black leggings with yellow stripes and a gray v-neck top with pink writing.

Powell drives a gray or silver Mitsubishi Endeavor 2007 with Indiana plates. The vehicle also has tinted windows and a dent on the front passenger side.

Phillips said no foul play is suspected but the police department is taking the report very seriously and have a detective investigating Powell's disappearance.  

Anyone with information on Powell or her whereabouts is asked to contact the Lansing Police Department at 708-895-7150 and ask to speak with a detective. 


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Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts and investigative news. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology. 219-933-4194,

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