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Friday, June 10, 2011

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Los Angeles:  The family of Maria Ledesma and The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Foothill Area officers are asking for the public’s help in finding the 50-year-old missing woman.  

On Thursday, June 9, 2011, Maria Ledesma walked away from her home in the 11700 Terra Bella Street in LAPD’s Foothill area and she has not returned home.  Ledesma has diminished mental capacity and is presumed to have become lost.  She also takes daily medication necessary to prevent critical health issues.   

Maria Ledesma is described as a 50 year old female Hispanic, five feet tall and weighs about 150 pounds.  She has a light complexion with shoulder length black hair and was wearing a white shirt with a grey sweater and black tights.  Ledesma is presumed to be on foot but may have taken public transportation.      

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Maria Ledesma is asked to contact LAPD Foothill Community Police Station at 818-756-8861.  During non business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. 4 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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