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News Release

Saturday, November 13, 2010

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75-year-old Los Angeles Woman Missing NR10538SF


Ms. Mosley was found during the evening hours of November 13, 2010 by the Whittier Police Department.  She was in good condition and was reunited with her family.

Los Angeles:
  The family of Josie Mosley and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating Ms. Mosley who has been missing since Thursday.

On Thursday, November 11, 2010, at around noon, Ms. Mosley and her daughter were at home located in the 10500 block of Croesus Avenue, Los Angeles.  Shortly after 12:00 p.m., her daughter left the home to run some errands.  At approximately 8:30 p.m., her daughter returned home, discovered that her mother was missing and immediately contacted police, family members and neighbors. Since then, she has not had any contact with her family.

Ms. Mosley is described as a female Black, with black hair and brown eyes.  She stands about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.  

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Ms. Mosley is urged to call LAPD’s Missing Person Unit at 213-996-1800, or the Southeast Area Community Police Station at 213-972-7942.  During non-business hours or on weekends please call 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.