Critical Missing Person

October 18, 2002

Los Angeles: On Thursday, October 17, 2002, at approximately 3:45 p.m., 19 year-old Linda Solares was last seen at her residence, located on the 400 block South Kenmore Avenue. Ms. Solares suffers from schizophrenia and the mental capacity of a five year-old. She left her residence when her parent was out of the room.  Ms. Solares has left her residence once before approximately three months ago, and was found several hours later, a few blocks away.  Ms. Solares was last seen wearing a plaid jacket, blue shirt and blue pants. A photograph of Ms. Solares is available at Rampart Community Police Station.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Ms. Solares is asked to call Rampart Area Community Police Station at 213-485-4061. On weekends and during the off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.