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News Release

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Media Relations

Missing 35-Year-Old Female NR16016mjl

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

Yanique was last seen on January 9, 2016, in the 23600 block of Victory Blvd in the City of Los Angeles. Yanique's family is concerned for her safety.

Yanique is described as a 35-year-old female Black with black hair and black eyes. She stands 5 feet 3 inches and weighs approximately 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a purple jacket and black pants.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Yanique Briggs, please contact Detective L. Saiza, 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.