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News Release

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The family of Gloria Rita Bernardez and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is requesting the public's help in locating her.

Gloria Rita Bernardez was last seen on April 13, 2015, around 3:00 p.m., at 1000 W. 85th Street, in the city of Los Angeles. Gloria suffers from Alzheimer's disease and Diabetes. Her family is concerned that she has not been located.

Gloria is described as a 73-year-old female Black with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 125 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gloria Rita Bernardez is asked to contact Detective A. Mercado, LAPD 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.