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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Update
On November 21, 2017 @ 8: 50 PM both Grandmother and Grandson have been located and have returned home.


Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area is asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to locating Critical Missing Persons.

On November 21, 2017, around 5:00 PM, Rishi Gupta (Son) requested assistance by the LAPD in locating his missing mother and son.

The missing person was last seen in the area of 4700 block of Tyrone Avenue in Van Nuys. Missing person suffers from dementia and is in the company of her grandson, who suffers from autism.

Missing Person was last seen driving a 2008 Honda CRV Black, License 7UAZ970.

Missing Person 1: Prida Gupta, Female, Asian, 5'5, 135 lbs. Thin Build, Light Complexion, 74Years of Age, Unknown clothing.

Missing Person 2: Dylan Gupta, Male, Asian, 3', 40 lbs. Thin Build, Light Complexion. 4 Years. Last seen wearing Long Sleeve Striped Grey/Blue shirt.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Van Nuys Area, Los Angeles Police Department, at (818) 374-9500. 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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