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News Release

Monday, July 18, 2016

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The family of Kawanii Thompson and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Kawanii was last seen on July 9, 2016, at the Greyhound Bus Terminal located at 1716 E. 7th Street, in the city of Los Angeles. She is believed to have boarded a bus to visit family in Glendale, Arizona. Her family is extremely concerned that she has not been located.

Kawanii is described as a 27-year-old Black female with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink and white spotted short sleeve shirt and black pants.
If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Kawanii Thompson, please contact Detective Thomas, Missing Persons Unit, 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.