Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Missing Elderly Woman in Need of Medical Care NR13481sm
November 7, 2013
Bernice Branch was found today at a local hospital and she is in good condition. She was last seen on October 31st, 2013, around 12:00 p.m.
Los Angeles: The family of Bernice Branch and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating her.
On October 10, 2013, around 12:00 p.m., Branch was last seen in the 2400 block of Virginia Road in the City of Los Angeles. Branch suffers from a medical condition, and is in need of ongoing medical care.
Branch is described as a 76-year-old African American female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 115 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue pants and open toe shoes.
Anyone with information on Bernice Branch’s whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD 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 1-800-222-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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.