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Thursday, August 29, 2013

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45-Year-Old Female Missing NR13401nv

Sept 3, 2013


Per Michelle Coutts family she was found in a local hospital and is home safe.

Los Angeles:
The family of Michelle Coutts and the Los Angeles Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Coutts.

Coutts was last seen on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, around 8:15 a.m., at the 111 North Hill Street, where she checked in for jury duty.  She left the location for lunch and has not been seen or heard from since.  Coutts suffers from bipolar disease, and is in need of her medication.  Her family is very concerned for her safety.

Coutts is described as a 45-year-old female White with brown hair and blue eyes.  She stands 5’06” inches tall and weighs about 320 pounds.  She was last seen carrying a burgundy handbag wearing a black/white dress with a black sweater.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Coutts please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Baca at (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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 "web tips" and follow the prompts.



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