By CBSLA Staff

CARSON (CBSLA) – Sheriff’s detectives asked for the public’s help Saturday to find a 74-year-old woman who went missing in Carson.

Courtesy California Highway Patrol. Jan. 8, 2022.

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Melody Hudgins was last seen on Dec. 15, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Hudgins is white, 5-feet-6 inches tall and weighs about 146 pounds.

She has gray hair and hazel eyes, the LASD reported.

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She was reportedly on foot and last seen wearing a green hat, white sweater, blue jeans and red shoes.

A silver alert was issued by the California Highway Patrol on behalf of the LASD. The silver alert program was established by the CHP to issue and coordinate alerts involving the unexplained or suspicious disappearance of elderly, developmentally disabled or cognitively impaired individuals.

Anyone with information on Hudgins’ whereabouts was asked to call the LASD’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500 or 911. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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