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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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May 27, 2014
UPDATE


Hester Jones was located on May 27, 2014 and is okay


Los Angeles: 
The family of Hester Jones and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help to locate Mrs. Jones.

On May 22, 2014, around 2:00 p.m., Mrs. Jones walked away from her residence in the 400 block of East Imperial, in the City of Los Angeles.  Mrs. Jones has not been seen or heard from since.  She suffers from dementia family is extremely concerned for her welfare.  

Hester Jones is described as a 75-year-old female African American with short gray hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 1 inch tall, and weighs around 90-100 pounds. 

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Hester Jones is urged to contact LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit, Detective Baca 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 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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