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Friday, June 1, 2018

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Critical Missing 72-Year-Old Elderly Woman NR18154ne


Update
On June 1, 2018, at 7:00 a.m., Mrs. Istoc was located safe in the city of West Hills.



Los Angeles:
The family of Romanita Istoc and the Los Angeles Police Department's Topanga Area detectives are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Romanita suffers from Alzheimer's and needs her medication. Romanita was last seen on May 31, 2018, around 3:00 p.m., in the 20200 block of Sherman Way in the city of Winnetka.

Romanita is described as a 72-year-old Romanian female, with grey hair, brown eyes. She is approximately 5' 3" tall and weighs 150 pounds. Romanita was last seen wearing a green jacket, white pants, orange and black scarf and black slippers.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Romanita Istoc, please contact Topanga Area Watch Commander, at (818) 756-4800 or (818) 756-4820. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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