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News Release

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Media Relations

26-year-old Missing Female NR12537cj


Updated: On November 27, 2012, Sarah Stavenow returned home.

Los Angeles: 
The family of Sarah Stavenow and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public’s assistance in locating her.

Stavenow, was last seen by her family on November 16th, 2012, in the city of Ottawa, Canada. She arrived at LAX Airport on November 16th and has not contacted her family.

Stavenow is described as a 26-year-old White female with blond hair, blue eyes. She stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 165 pounds. Stavenow has multiple tattoos on her left arm.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Stavenow, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Baca: 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 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.