A search was underway Monday for a 24-year-old woman who police said was recently a victim of domestic violence.

Veronica Vargas was last seen about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the 2600 block of North Figueroa Street in Cypress Park. Her family has not seen or heard from her, and they are concerned for her safety, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Vargas is Hispanic, 5 feet 1, about 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black dress, police said.

Police circulated a photo of the missing woman.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Hollenbeck Division detectives at (323) 342-4100, or 911.

Tipsters also can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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