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News Release

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Kristy Denise Castro has been located and reunited with her family.

Panorama City:
The family of Kristy Denise Castro and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating her.

On July 22, 2017, around 8:00 p.m., Kristy was last seen at a grocery store in the 8500 block of Tobias Avenue in Panorama City. She has not been seen since, and her family is concerned for her safety.
Kristy is described as a 26-year-old female Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. Kristy was last seen wearing a black blouse, black yoga pants and blue "Nike" tennis shoes.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Kristy Denise Castro, please contact Detective L. 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(1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.