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News Release

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Media Relations

Missing Elderly Woman

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Bernetta Hunt who was last seen at 15200 block of Vanowen Street in Van Nuys.

On January 3, 2006 at 10:30 AM Bernetta Hunt was at a doctors appointment at 15211 Vanowen Street in Van Nuys. While at the doctor's office Ms. Hunt exited the office without her caregiver.

Bernetta Hunt is described as a female African American, 73 years old, with black hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt with white dots, black pants, blacks shoes and a baseball cap.

Ms. Hunt suffers from severe Alzheimer's Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, High Blood Pressure, and Diabetes.

A Photo Bernetta Hunt is available from Media Relations Section upon request.

Anyone with information regarding Bernetta Hunt is urged to call Van Nuys Community Police Station at 818-756-8346. On weekends or during off-hours the public may contact the toll free-24 hours tip line at 1-877-LAW FULL (1-877-529-3855).

January 4, 2006 - UPDATE: Bernetta Hunt has been located