Search underway for missing 86-year-old woman in Los Angeles

Myong Suk Yi is shown in an undated file photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department. (KABC)

Family members and Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help to find a missing 86-year-old woman.

According to police, Myong Suk Yi was last seen on Tuesday around 5 p.m. at a salon in the 4200 block of Beverly Boulevard. She never returned home.

Family members say they are very concerned because Yi is in need of medication and does not have a cellphone.

Yi is described as Asian, about 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing about 86 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black turtleneck sweater, black pants and a dark blue jacket.

If you have any information about her whereabouts, you're urged to contact detectives at (213) 833-3750.

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