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News Release

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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67-Year-Old Missing Female Adult NR17079ti


Maria Hernandez has been located and reunited with her family.

Panorama City:
The family of Maria Hernandez and Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Division are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Maria was last seen on March 15, 2017, around 10:15 a.m., getting on the MTA bus at the corner of Van Nuys Boulevard and Ventura Boulevard. She has not been seen or heard from since and her family is extremely concerned for her safety because she suffers from dementia and her mental condition is poor.

Maria Hernandez is described as a 67-year-old female Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 140 pounds. She was wearing a green dress, white blouse, and a green with black polkadots bandana.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Maria Hernandez, please contact Mission Area at (818) 838-9800. 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 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.