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News Release

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Media Relations

20-Year-Old Missing Female NR16055TI


Ariel Lampkins has been located and reunited with her family.

Los Angeles:
The family of Ariel Lampkins and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating her.

On February 12, 2016, around 6 p.m., Ariel Lampkins was last heard from and seen at her residence located in the 3700 block of Chesapeake Avenue in the city of Los Angeles. Ariel Lampkins's family are concerned that she has not returned home.

Ariel Lampkins is described as a 20-year-old, Black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 115 pounds. Unknown last clothing worn by Ariel Lampkins.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ariel Lampkins, please contact Detective Carlton, 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.