LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Police Department Friday asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 74-year-old woman.

Lois Freda Washington was last seen on Aug. 19, around 7 p.m., in the 14200 block of Vermont Avenue, according to the LAPD.

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Washington is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 173 pounds. She has black and gray hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a light blue jacket, brown top, blue jeans, black Nikes with green and blue soles.

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The LAPD said Washington’s family is very concerned for her safety.

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Anyone with information as to Washington’s whereabouts was asked to call Detective K. Merrill from the LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 during non-business hours or on weekends.