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Monday, December 15, 2014

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81-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing NR 14474lp

December 16, 2014
UPDATE


Updated: Ms. Kang has been located and has been reunited with her family.

CORRECTION

December 15, 2014   
 
Updated: 
The missing person’s correct last name is Kang.

Los Angeles:
The family of In Son Yang and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division are asking for the public’s help in locating the 81-year-old woman who has been missing for over 24 hours.

On December 11, 2014 around 6:00 p.m., Ms. Yang was last seen at dinner in her residence located in 1900 block of South Oxford Street.  Ms. Yang is reported to be in good mental condition but her family is concerned she may have early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and they are concerned for her safety.

Yang is described as a Korean female with black hair and brown eyes.  She is 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 100 pounds.  She was last walking with her purple cane, and usually wears a silver wristwatch.



In Soon Yang

Anyone with information on Yang’s whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Olympic Division at (213) 382-9102.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.
                 



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