An 80-year-old woman who suffers from dementia was reported missing Tuesday evening after last being seen in the unincorporated View Park-Windsor Hills area.

Bernice Vann Allen was last seen near West 48th Street and South Victoria Avenue about 3 p.m., according to Deputy James Nagao of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Allen is Black, 4 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, khaki pants and a brown hat, Nagao said.

Anyone with information on Allen’s location was asked to call the Sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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