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News Release

Monday, January 4, 2016

Media Relations

77-Year-Old Missing Woman NR16002jk

January 5, 2016

Ms. Juarez was found at a local hospital and is in good condition.

January 4. 2016

Maria Juarez went missing from the 200 block of East 93rd Street.

Los Angeles:
The family of Maria Juarez and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

Maria was last seen on January 3, 2016 in the 200 block of East 93rd Street in the City of Los Angeles. Maria suffers from Alzheimer's disease and her family is concerned for her safety.

Maria is described as a 77-year-old female Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 154 pounds. Maria was last seen wearing a grey hat, pink shirt, brown sweater, brown pants and brown shoes. She walks with a cane.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Maria Juarez, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit Detective A. Mercardo at(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.