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Sunday, June 24, 2007

Media Relations

88-Year-Old Woman Missing

Los Angeles: A local family is asking for the public's help to locate an 88-year-old woman who has been missing since June 23, 2007.

Around 9:00 a.m., 88-year-old Helen Higuchi walked away from her home located in the
5000 block of 4th Avenue. According to her family, she suffers from dementia and has never gone missing before.

Helen Higuchi is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 124 pounds, and has gray hair and brown eyes. Helen Higuchi was possibly wearing blue and black pants and black shoes.

A photo is available through LAPD Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Missing Persons Unit, Detective Bruce Kuehl or Officer Antonio Medina at 213-485-5381.


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