Nicole Dashnow

UPDATE: Police said Thursday morning that Dashnow had been located and is safe.

Essex police are asking for help in locating a missing Essex woman who was last seen leaving her residence around 5:30 p.m. last night.

Police say the last contact with Nicole Dashnow, 32,  was around 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening. She’s believe to still be in the Chittenden County area, possibly South Burlington, and police report she drives a black 2012 Acura TL with Vermont plates reading GXB818.

Anyone with information about Dashnow’s whereabouts or her vehicle is asked to contact the Essex Police Department at 878-8331.