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Public's Help Sought In Locating Missing Woman, 76, With Medical Condition

LOS ANGELES ( — The Los Angeles Police Department Tuesday was asking for the public's help in locating a missing 76-year-old woman.

Bernice Branch was last seen Oct. 10 around 12 p.m. in the 2400 block of Virginia Road, police said.

Branch suffers from an unspecified medical condition and is in need of ongoing medical care, according to authorities.

She is described as an African-American woman with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 115 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue pants and open-toe shoes.

Anyone with information about Branch's whereabouts was asked to contact LAPD Missing Persons Unit at (213)996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, call (877)LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  

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