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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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21-Year-Old Critical Missing Person NR10504gv

UPDATE
10-27-10

Earlier today Brenda Moreno was located at a local park in the Van Nuys Area. Moreno is safe and in the care of her family.

Los Angeles:
  The family of Brenda Bernice Moreno and the Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating, Miss Brenda Bernice Moreno.

Miss Moreno was last seen on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at around 1:30 p.m., in the 6900 block of Lennox Avenue, in Van Nuys.  According to the family, Miss Moreno does not have a sense of direction beyond two miles of her residence.    

The Moreno family is extremely concerned for her welfare.  Miss Moreno is described as a 21-year-old female Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes.  She stands about 5 feet 00 inches tall and weighs around 159 pounds with a medium build, and a fair complexion.  Miss Moreno has mild facial acne.  She was last seen wearing a navy blue sweater, black sweat pants, and white slip-on shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Brenda Bernice Moreno, please contact the LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detective Sasso 213-996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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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