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News Release

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Media Relations

30-Year-Old Missing Female NR20101ti

Los Angeles: The family of Melissa Barrios and the Los Angeles Police Department are requesting the public's assistance in locating her.

Melissa Barrios was last seen on May 1, 2020, around 10:20 a.m., near the 900 block of Menlo Avenue in the City of Los Angeles. She hasn't been seen since and her family is concerned.

Melissa is described as a 30-year-old female Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes. She stands around 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 180 pounds. She was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

If you have seen or have any information regarding her whereabouts please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, 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.