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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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Los Angeles:   The family of Janette Humphries and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Division are asking for the public’s help to locate Humphries.

On June 18, 2012, around 7:30 p.m., Humphries was last seen in the 1400 block of Stearns Drive in the Wilshire Area of Los Angeles. Humphries never returned home and has not been seen or heard from since. Her family is extremely concerned for her welfare because she suffers from severe Dementia and may be disoriented.  

Humphries is described as a female African American with salt and pepper hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall, and weighs about 110 pounds.  Humphries was last seen wearing a peach and tan jacket, navy blue pants, white “Nike” shoes and a medical ID bracelet.

Anyone with information on Humphries’ whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Wilshire Division at 213-473-0467.  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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts


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