The family of Grace Asano Nakamura and the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Los Angeles Division are asking for the public’s help in locating her.

Grace Nakamura
Grace Nakamura

On Oct. 21, around 4:30 p.m., Nakamura was last seen by her family in the 1700 block of Sawtelle Boulevard, in the West Los Angeles Area. She suffers from dementia and her family is extremely concerned that she has not been located.

Nakamura is described as an 81-year-old female Asian with gray hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet tall and weighs around 80 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Nakamura, contact the LAPD West Los Angeles Division at (310) 444-0703. 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.

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