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Man Who Helped Rescue Alexandria Teen from Kidnappers Gives Back to the Family

In what police call an incredible example of kindness, Melchert gave the $7,000 reward back to Block

1/2 COURTESY: Alexandria Police Department, Facebook Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 COURTESY: Alexandria Police Department, Facebook Show Caption Hide Caption   ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Police in Alexandria say the man rewarded for a kidnapped girl’s safe return gave the money back to the victim’s family. Chief Rick Wyffels says Earl Melchert was the man who called 911 after Jasmine Block…

Jasmine Block Shares Story of Survival: “She’s a Warrior”

Jasmine was allegedly lured from her Alexandria home August 8th by family acquaintance Thomas Barker. KMSP Fox 9's Paul Blume has this story.

  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Three suspects charged in the kidnapping and assault of a 15-year-old girl from Alexandria made their initial court appearances. Thirty-two-year-old Thomas Barker, a family friend, is charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, assault with a dangerous weapon and false imprisonment. Steven Powers is charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct and false imprisonment. Joshua Holby is charged…

Alexandria Community Ready to Support Local Teen Reunited with Family After Alleged Abduction

Alexandria Police now have new information in the case

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Fifteen-year-old Jasmine Block went missing on August 8th. She was located Tuesday in rural Grant County just 20 miles from her home in Alexandria. Alexandria Police now have new information in the case and the community is celebrating the return of one of their own. “She’s an amazing woman with a lot of strength,” said Alexandria Police…

Alexandria Teen Reunited with Family After Alleged Abduction

Police arrested three people associated with Jasmine Block's disappearance

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A teenage girl from Alexandria made a dramatic escape from her captors after she was kidnapped nearly a month ago. Police arrested three people associated with Jasmine Block’s disappearance. Alexandria Police have new information in the case. Jasmine Block, 15, was located Tuesday in rural Grant County just 20 miles from her home in Alexandria. She went…

Alexandria Teen, Missing for 29 Days, Describes Escaping from Alleged Abductors

Police said three people have been arrested after 15-year-old Jasmine Block was found late Tuesday afternoon

1/4 Jasmine Block, 15, Alexandria Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Joshua Holby, 31, Carlos, Minnesota Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Steven Powers, 20, Mankato, Minnesota Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Thomas Barker, 32, Carlos, Minnesota Show Caption Hide Caption ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Alexandria Police have released more information into the case of a missing teen nearly a month ago. Police…

Missing Alexandria Teen Found in Grant County

The case is still under investigation

GRANT COUNTY, Minn. — An Alexandria teen missing for nearly a month has been found in rural Grant County. Alexandria Police say 15-year-old Jasmine Block is being treated for minor injuries at the Douglas County Hospital and has been reunited with her family. They did not give any other information about how she was injured or if she was with…

Reward for Information on Missing Alexandria Teen Increased

Block has been missing for 25 days

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Authorities say the reward for a missing Alexandria teen was raised thanks to an anonymous donor. The reward for 15-year-old Jasmine Block’s safe return is now $7,000 after someone added $5,000. Block has been missing for 25 days. Investigators are still searching property and talking with people in the area to find leads. Anyone with information is…

Alexandria Police Still Searching for Missing Teen

She was first reported missing last Wednesday

Jasmine Block, 15, AlexandriaALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The Alexandria Police Department is still asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl who was last seen on August 8. Jasmine Block was last seen around 10:30 p.m. that night at her home on the 200 block of McKay Avenue. She was first reported missing last Wednesday. Block is described as…

Missing: Alexandria Teenager With Cognitive Disabilities

Jasmine Block was last seen around 10:30 p.m. at her home on the 200 block of McKay Avenue

Alexandria, MN – The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 15 year old girl. Jasmine Block was last seen on August 8 around 10:30 p.m. at her home on the 200 block of McKay Avenue. She was last reported missing last Wednesday. Block is 5’01”, 110 pounds with curly brown hair and brown eyes….