Los Angeles: The family of Betty
Richardson and the Los Angeles Police Department Mission Area are
requesting the public’s assistance in locating Ms.
Ms. Richardson was last seen on February 20, 2015 around 8:00 a.m.
in the 14000 block of Astoria Street in the City of Sylmar. Ms.
Richardson lives in an assisted living home and suffers a medical
condition that requires medication. Her family is extremely
concerned for her health and safety.
Richardson is described as a 73-year-old Black female, with black
hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs
around 125 pounds. Ms. Richardson was last seen wearing a red
Anyone with information on Betty Richardson’s whereabouts is asked
to contact the LAPD Mission Area at (818) 838-9800. 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.