ST. PAUL, Minn. - Authorities in St. Paul are asking for the public's help to locate a woman in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. 

The St. Paul Police Department said Nancy Nguyen has been missing since 9 a.m. last Friday. 

Authorities say she was last seen wearing a straw hat, green jacket, blue tennis shoes and sunglasses. Her family told police she typically tries to avoid people but if seen, residents should call 911 immediately. 

If you've seen Nguyen or know where she might be, St. Paul Police would like you to call their missing persons unit at 651-266-5612.