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Monday, November 25, 2013

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Missing Elderly Woman Last Seen Being Wheeled in a Wheelchair From Convalescent Home NR13507sm

UPDATE
11-25-13

Flora Johnson’s residence is located in the 3600 block of Norton Avenue in the Leimert Park area.
 

Los Angeles: The family of Flora Johnson and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating her.

On November 24, 2013, Johnson was last seen being wheeled in a wheelchair from her convalescent home by two women who were relatives of Johnson.  One of the women has been identified by family as Judy McGee, a niece of Johnson and the other woman identified as possibly McGee’s daughter.  The women did not have authorization to remove Johnson from the facility. 

Flora Johnson suffers from multiple medical conditions that require medication.

Johnson is described as a 95-year-old African American female with red hair and brown eyes.  She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 145 pounds. 

Anyone with information on Flora Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Missing Persons Unit, Detectives Baca or Detective Merrill 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