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Police conduct search for missing Cape Coral woman near her place of employment

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Posted at 2:32 PM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 15:06:55-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police were searching the area around a Cape Coral Moose Lodge Tuesday in an effort to locate a missing endangered woman.

43-year-old Diane Ruiz was reported missing Monday in Cape Coral after last being seen on foot in the 200 block of NE 3rd Terrace.

Tuesday, a Lee County Sheriff's Office helicopter was searching the area near Santa Barbara Boulevard and Pine Island Road. Ruiz works as a bartender at the Moose Lodge on Santa Barbara.

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Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at (239) 574-3223 or 911.

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