Kaliyah McGowan

Kaliyah McGowan

LOS ANGELES — Authorities on Thursday are seeking the public’s help to find an 18-year-old woman with “diminished mental capacity” who went missing in South Los Angeles.

Kaliyah McGowan, of Lancaster, was last seen Feb. 6 about 5 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 59th Street, near South Vermont Avenue, according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

McGowan is described as black, five feet, nine inches tall, weighing 280 pounds, with black short hair and brown eyes, Crowder said. She was last seen wearing a T-shirt and jeans.

Authorities circulated a photo of McGowan and encouraged anyone with information about her whereabouts to contact the sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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