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Update: Abducted woman found safe, suspect arrested

Reports say a man with a gun abducted the woman.

UPDATE 5:45 P.M. 

The woman abducted has been found safe and the suspect has been arrested, according to KVRR

Original story

Authorities near Fergus Falls are searching for a suspect who reportedly abducted a woman at gunpoint at her home on Sunday afternoon. 

Multiple reports say the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who took the woman from her home in rural Fergus Falls around 2 p.m.

The woman, whom Minnesota United has identified as Amber Simonson, is 5-foot-4 and 130 pounds with blue eyes.

She was last seen wearing black yoga pants and a pink tank top. 

The suspect is described as a heavy-set white male with a balding head and could be driving a silver truck.  

Anyone with information is asked to call 218-367-6300 or dial 911.

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