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News Release

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The family of Davene Wells and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Ms. Wells was last seen on March 1, 2016, around 12:00 p.m., in the 3700 block of West 27th Street in the city of Los Angeles. Ms. Wells suffers from medical conditions and her family is extremely concerned that she has not come home.

Ms. Wells is described as a 70-year-old female Black with black hair and black eyes. She is 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 240 pounds. Ms. Wells is legally blind and has a glass eye.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Davene Wells is asked to contact Detective Carlton: (213) 996-1800. 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 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.