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News Release

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Los Angeles:  The family of Carol Ota and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Person’s Unit are asking for the public’s help to find her.

On November 7, 2014, around 7:00 a.m., Carol Ota was last seen in the 12000 block of
Juniette Street, in the city of Los Angeles.  She has not been heard from since.  Carol is suffering from Bi-polar Disorder and is in need of her medication.  Carol’s family is concerned that she has not been located.

Carol is described as a 49-year-old Japanese female with grey hair and brown eyes.  She stands
5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. 

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Carol Ota, please contact Missing Person’s Unit Detective A. Mercado 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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