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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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Missing Young Woman in Need of Seizure Medication


Around 4:20 p.m., Christina Ramirez was found at Pacifica Hospital. Because of communication problems, investigators have yet to determine if she's been a victim of a crime.

Los Angeles:
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a young woman who is in need of seizure medication.

On Tuesday, March 4, 2008, 18-year-old Christina Marie Ramirez, a female, Hispanic with blond hair and brown eyes, walked away from Sylmar High School located at 13050 Borden Avenue, in Sylmar. Ms. Ramirez stands 5’6”, weighs approximately 170 pounds, and was last seen at 1:45 p.m., wearing a black sweater, orange capri pants, and a backpack.

In addition, Ms. Ramirez has the mental capacity of an 11-year-old, has mild seizures and is in need of seizure medication.

Mission Area officers have conducted follow-up investigations to her residence, local hospitals, and local area parks with negative results.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Ms. Ramirez is asked to call the Mission Area Watch Commander at 818-838-9800. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour, toll free anonymous tip line at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).