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News Release

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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On March 3, 2010, the mother of Bailey Duvall called the LAPD Missing Persons Unit and advised that her daughter is safe.  Dovall called her mother after seeing her face on a missing person flyer.

Los Angeles: 
The family of 20-year-old Baylee Dovall and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are asking for the public's assistance in locating Dovall, who has been missing since last week Sunday.

On February 21, 2010, at around 10 p.m., Dovall had a conversation with her mother on the phone, which is the last contact with any of her family members.  Dovall's last known residence was in the area of 48th or 50th Street and Figueroa.  She is from the Los Angeles area and has also lived in Long Beach.  Dovall was planning a trip to Paris for a model-related photo shoot.  It is unclear whether she actually has left for Paris or not.  Dovall's family is very concerned about her safety.

Dovall is described as a female Black, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 115 pounds.  She has brown hair and brown eyes.  

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Dovall is urged to contact LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detective Merrill at 213-996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone numbers 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a mobile telephone. All text messages should being with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.