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News Release

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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63-Year-Old Sylmar Woman Missing NR14193sm

Sylmar:  The Los Angeles Police Department Mission Division is asking for the public’s help in locating Ellen Weston.

On May 19, around 5:30 p.m., Mrs. Weston left the assisted living home where she resides located in the 14000 block of Hubbard Street, in the City of Sylmar. She was last seen in her room at dinner time when she was given her food and medications. Mrs. Weston requires ongoing medical treatment and her condition can be life threatening.  

Ellen Weston is described as a 63-year-old female White with grey hair, blue eyes, stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs around 150 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a black beanie, orange turtleneck sweater and blue jeans.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ellen Weston, please contact Mission Division Detectives at (818) 838-9820. 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.