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Friday, July 27, 2018

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***UPDATE***

July 30, 2108


Detectives from the Missing Persons Unit confirmed that Veronica Vargas has returned home safely and reunited with her family.

Los Angeles: The family of Veronica Vargas and the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck Division are asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

On July 25, 2018, around 1:30 p.m., Veronica was last seen near the 2600 block of North Figueroa Street, in the City of Los Angeles. Veronica has recently been the victim of Domestic Violence and based on the contact prior to her missing, has caused alarm in her disappearance. Veronica has not been seen or heard from and her family is concerned for her safety.

Veronica is described as a 24-year-old female Hispanic with shoulder length black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 120 pounds. She was wearing a black dress.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Veronica Vargas, please contact, Hollenbeck Area Detectives, Detective Juarez at 323-342-4100. 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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