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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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UPDATE

Yesterday evening, Angeles Alamario Alora and Lina Alora turned up at separate locations in the city of Long Beach.  Mrs. Alora showed up at a residence in the 400 block of Cerritos Avenue where a barbecue was occurring in the front yard.  Those attending the event recognized Mrs. Alora and called the local police.  After arriving at the residence, officers arranged for Mrs. Alora to be transported to St. Mary’s Hospital.  In another location, Mr. Alora was also recognized and then taken to Long Beach Community Hospital around 11:30 p.m.  Yesterday, there were reports of the couple being seen in Santa Monica. However, details of how or why they ended up at the Long Beach locations remain unclear.  The Aloras were both in good physical condition.  Mrs. Alora has been released from the hospital and reunited with her family.  Mr. Alora is expected to be released today.


Los Angeles:
  The family of Angeles Alamario Alora and Lina Alora and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Mr. and Mrs. Alora.

On March 17, 2014, around 1 p.m., the Alora’s were last seen at their residence in the 600 block of South Bronson Avenue. According to family members the Alora’s both suffer from a medical condition and may be in need of medical care.

Angeles Alora is described as a 94-year-old male Filipino, bald, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighs around 150 pounds.  He has a thin build and light complexion. He was last seen wearing a green shirt and beige pants. Mr. Alora utilizes a walker.

Lina Alora is described as a 85-year-old female Filipino, with black hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 1 inch tall, and weights around 140 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Angeles and Lina Alora, please contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective A. Mercado at 213-996-1800. 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 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.


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