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News Release

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Media Relations

76-Year-Old Critical Missing Female NR16247aj

Los Angeles: The family of Lena Mae Wiggins and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is requesting the public's help in locating her.

Ms. Wiggins was last seen on August 8, 2016, around 4p.m, at her residence in the 11800 block of South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Her family has not seen or heard from her and is extremely concerned for her welfare. Ms. Wiggins suffers from Alzheimer's.

Ms. Wiggins is described as a 76-year-old Black female with grey hair and brown eyes. She stands 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 105 pounds. She was last seen wearing a white head scarf, white/tan medical scrub shirt, blue jeans, and tan sandals.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lena Mae Wiggins is asked to contact Detective Saiza, Missing Persons Unit, 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.