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Fort Collins police have located the vehicle belonging to a missing Fort Collins woman.
Christine Cummings’ black 2015 Jeep was found parked in the Pingree Park area south of the Poudre Canyon, Fort Collins Police Services spokesperson Kate Kimble said.
Police are working with Larimer County Search and Rescue to find Cummings, who was last heard from on Dec. 29.
Kimble did not know who found the vehicle or when it was found.
Due to safety concerns related to the terrain, volunteer assistance is not needed, according to Kimble.
Police are asking anyone who has been in the Pingree Park area since Dec. 29 and who may have seen the 32-year-old Cummings to contact Detective Marty Shaw at 970-416-2051.
She is described as a white female with brown hair and blue eyes, approximately 5 feet, 7-inches tall and weighing 140 pounds.
They fear that Cummings, who moved to Fort Collins a couple years ago to be closer to the outdoors she loved, may have ventured into the outdoors unprepared.
“It is uncommon that we haven’t heard from her for more than a week,” said friend Katelyn Holmes-Taggart, who met Cummings through a church group while Cummings was going to graduate school in Washington, D.C. “What concerns me more is that she doesn’t have the right gear to go on an outdoor adventure in winter and be successful.”
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