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News Release Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Critical Missing Woman NR11018
January 13, 2011
Alice Shinkman has been located at Sepulveda Boulevard and Saticoy Street by a Van Nuys Unit. Shinkman was unharmed and returned to her caretakers.
Los Angeles: The family of Alice S. Shinkman and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Mission Area officers are asking for the public’s help in finding the 67-year-old missing woman.
Alice S. Shinkman was last seen at about 12:30 p.m. today near the intersection of Roscoe Blvd and Sepulveda Blvd in the San Fernando Valley. Alice is distraught about a proposed change in her living arrangements. She has alzheimer's disease and is a medication dependent diabetic.
Alice Shinkman is described as a 67-year-old female white with dyed blonde hair. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 200 lbs. She was last seen wearing a black sweater with green markings, brown pants, and grey slip on tennis shoes, carrying a tapestry purse.
There is a possibility that she boarded an MTA Bus.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Alice S. Shinkman should call Mission Police Station at 818-838-9800. 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 Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.