Search continues for Isanti woman last seen on Aug. 5
ISANTI, Minn. (FOX 9) - Update: A body found overnight in Isanti County is believed to be Amanda Vangrinsven.
People are gathering in Isanti to search for any sign of missing 32-year-old Amanda Jo Vangrinsven.
Sunday, 200 people came together. On Monday, another 30 to 40 people united to help find her.
Vangrinsven hasn't been seen since Thursday. She was last seen near the Isanti VFW. She didn’t show up for work the next day and her car was found still parked at the VFW. Search crews say they're doing everything they can to try and find her.
Amanda’s family insists she would never be out of contact for this long.
"We just want her home. We want her safe. We want her here," said Jennifer Plowman, Amanda’s sister.
"I honestly feel numb. I just keep looking around, moving place to place just to keep going. I can’t sit still," said Kim Vangrinsven, Amanda’s mother.
Sources say law enforcement has zeroed in on several properties in the area.
Meanwhile, community members have banded together to help in the search effort.
"My heart aches. It’s gut-wrenching to even imagine something like this happening in our community. There’s somebody missing. We’re coming together, we’re going to find her," said neighbor Debra Christopher.
Vangrinsven was last seen wearing a Twins T-shirt and jean shorts. She is described as 5'3" tall with light brown hair. Police say her phone is off and its last known location was in southwestern Isanti County.
Anyone with information should call the Isanti Police Department 763-444-4761 or Isanti County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 763-689-2141.