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News Release

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Media Relations

San Diego Woman Missing from West Los Angeles


Vanessa Brewer has been found and is with her family.

Los Angeles:
  The family of Vanessa Loftus-Brewer and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to find Ms. Brewer who was visiting the West Los Angeles area from San Diego.

On March 22, 2011, at around 5:00 p.m., Vanessa Loftus-Brewer, was visiting a Self Realization Center in the 17100 block of West Sunset Blvd, West Los Angeles.  The missing person left her vehicle, purse, car keys and all possessions for unknown reasons and walked away from the location.  Her family and friends say that it is uncharacteristic behavior for her not to have contact with them and are concerned for her well-being.  

Vanessa Loftus-Brewer and is described as a 28-year-old white female, with reddish brown hair and brown eyes.  She stands 5’07” tall, weighs approximately 135 pounds and has an “athletic” build.  Ms. Brewer was last seen wearing a long sleeve turquoise shirt and blue jeans.  

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ms. Brewer, please
contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s  Missing Persons Unit: 213-996-1800 or West Los Angeles Division at 310-444-0702.  

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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.