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News Release

Friday, September 7, 2007

Media Relations

Critical Missing Adult

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 75-year-old Leila Zarba-Balalian.

Ms. Zarba-Balalian was last seen on September 6, 2007, at about 5:30 p.m., when she wandered off from her apartment at 850 South Westgate Avenue.

According to her daughter, Ms. Zarba-Balalian is suffering from Dementia, but has never been missing. She is White, stands 4 feet 11 inches and weighs 105 pounds. She was last seen wearing a floral sweater, blue jeans and slip-on shoes.

Anyone with her whereabouts is asked to contact Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, at 213-485-5381. During after hours and on weekends, phone the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).