83 missing persons cases currently filed in North Dakota

(Bismarck, ND)  --  As the holidays approach there are many families in North Dakota whose thoughts are with a missing loved one.  

The Office of the Attorney General says there are currently 83 missing persons statewide including 27 children.  

Six kids 17 and younger went missing last month alone.  

Mandan Police have reached out to the community for help finding Cassandra Gross who hasn't been heard from in six months.  

They have posted a photo and information about Gross on Facebook.