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News Release

Monday, March 10, 2014

Media Relations

60-Year-Old Missing Woman NR14101nv

Los Angeles:   The family of Catalina Alvarado and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division are asking for the public’s help in locating Ms. Alvarado.

Ms. Alvarado was last seen on March 6, 2014, around 4 a.m.  She was last seen leaving an Adult Health Care facility located in the 8000 block of Sepulveda Boulevard.  Ms. Alvarado has not been seen or heard from since.  Ms. Alvarado suffers from a medical condition and is in need of medication.

Catalina Alvarado is described as a 60-year-old female Hispanic with salt and pepper hair and a lazy eye.  She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds.  Catalina Alvarado was last seen wearing a red jacket, blue jeans, white sandals and a beige beanie.

Anyone with information on Catalina Alvarado’s whereabouts is asked to contact LAPD, Mission Division Detectives at (818) 838-9800.  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.