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News Release

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Media Relations

81-Year-Old Woman Missing

*Missing woman found at 4th & Broadway early this morning and was in good condition…she was reunited with her family.*

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 84-year-old Tsuruko Morita.

Ms. Morita left her home on August 8, 2007, at about 2 PM, at her residence at 4668 South Huntington Drive. She is missing after failing to return home. Ms. Morita’s son who currently lives with her told officers that she is suffering from Alzheimer’s and taking medication.

She is 4 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 90 pounds, and was wearing a white shirt with flower prints and black pants with red polka dots. She has grey hair and brown eyes.

A photo of Ms. Morita is available by e-mail from Media Relations Section.

Anyone knowing of her whereabouts is asked to contact Hollenbeck Division at 323-266-5965. During off-hours or on weekends call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).