A 34-year-old woman went missing Monday from a residential care facility in the Leimert Park area, the second time in as many days that a patient went missing from the same facility.
Katherine Jones was last seen in the 3800 block of Westside Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Jones suffers from an unspecified condition and is without needed medication, police said.
She is described as black, 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 250 pounds with brown hair and eyes.
The other missing woman, 47-year-old Rosalinda Garcia, was last seen on Saturday in the same block of Westside Avenue, according to the LAPD.
The women are not believed to be together, police said.
Like Jones, Garcia is need of medication she does not have in her possession, police said.
Garcia is Hispanic, 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 125 pounds. She too has brown hair and eyes.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of either woman was urged to call the LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1880.
After-hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7.
Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or at lacrimestoppers.org.
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