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News Release

Friday, December 28, 2018

Media Relations

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Van Nuys: The family of Carla Ettima and the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area are asking for the public's help to locate Mrs. Ettima.

On December 26, 2018, around 8 p.m., Carla Ettima was last seen after she was released from a local hospital in the 15100 block of Vanowen Street. Her family is extremely concerned since she suffers from numerous medical conditions, requiring frequent treatment and medications.

Ettima is described as a 58-year-old, female, black, stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 110 pounds, thin build, light complexion. She was last seen wearing a white blouse, navy blue jacket under a pink jacket, blue pants and blue shoes. She was also using a black metal cane.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area, at (818) 374-9500. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters can also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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