Update at 12:50 p.m:
On August 22, 2021, at approximately 12:00 p.m., officers located missing person Tasha June Merola unharmed at a store in the City of Lakewood.
Original News Release 10:10 a.m:
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The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 40-year-old at-risk missing person, Tasha June Merola, who was last seen on August 21, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Merola was last seen in the 4700 block of Sunfield Avenue in Long Beach. She suffers from medical conditions and may become easily disorientated. She is known to leave her residence and frequent McDonald's restaurants and 99 cent only stores.
The at-risk missing person is described as follows:
Weight: 130 lbs
Clothing: Blue and white jumper type suit
Anyone with information regarding this missing person is urged to call our Missing Persons Detail at (562) 570-7246 or Police Dispatch at (562) 435-6711. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may submit a tip through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.