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News Release

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The family of Maricela Zazueta and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Ms.Zazueta was last seen on February 25, 2016, around 2:30 p.m., in the 10000 block of Burbank Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles. Ms. Zazueta suffers from Alzheimer's disease and is in need of medical care. Her family is extremely concerned that she has not been located.

Ms. Zazueta is described as a 58-year-old female Hispanic with gray hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Ms. Zazueta was last seen wearing a dark blue t-shirt, a gray sweater, dark blue suede pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Maricela Zazueta is asked to contact LAPD Missing Persons Unit, at (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 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.