Crime & Justice

Sheriff's detectives seek missing Lynwood woman with Alzheimer's

Sheriff's detectives today sought the public's help in locating a 77-year-old Lynwood woman with Alzheimer's disease.

Bertha Rugel-Leon, who lives on Cortland Street, was last seen around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. She is Latina, 4 feet 11 and 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes and dentures.

She was wearing a black skirt, blue blouse with white dots, black sweater and blue sandals.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts was urged to call Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives at (323) 890-5500.