DUARTE — Sheriff’s officials and concerned family members asked the public’s help Wednesday in finding a missing Duarte woman.
Patricia Nelson, 66, lives on Huntington Drive in Duarte, suffers from moderate dementia and is being treated for cancer, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said in a written statement.
She was last seen at her home about 6:15 a.m. Tuesday.
“She possibly left her residence to take a bus to a doctor’s appointment in Pasadena,” the statement said. “Her family is very concerned and is also asking for the public’s assistance.”
Nelson is 5 feet 2 inches tall, about 123 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, officials said. She may be wearing a hat and a sweater.
Anyone with information is asked to call the detectives Harris or Abraham at the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau, Missing Persons Detail, at 323-890-5500.
PHOTO of Patricia Nelson courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.