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Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Missing 48-Year-Old Female NR19194jc

Update on Missing 48-Year-Old Female
Ms. Watson has been located and returned home safely.

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

Ms. Watson was last heard from on July 8, 2019, at around 6:00 a.m., when she left her residence at the 100 Block of South Virgil Avenue. She has not been heard from since that time. It is very unusual for Ms. Watson to be missing and for her to not have been in regular contact with her children.

Ms. Watson is described as a 48-year-old female Black with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds, and was last seen wearing shorts, a white T-shirt, and a white scarf on her head.

Sheryl Watson

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Sheryl Watson please contact Missing Person's Unit Detectives at (213) 996-1880. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.