The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is reaching out to the public with an urgent appeal for assistance in the search for Jakenia Star Bullock, an at-risk missing person from Compton. Bullock, a 28-year-old black woman, vanished last Monday from North Locust Avenue in the heart of Compton, sparking concern and a widespread call to action, as reported by Nixle.
Bullock, described as standing 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair and eyes, was last spotted sporting a white tank top and blue shorts. The distress from Bullock's family over her disappearance is palpable, as they plead with anyone with information to step forward and help bring their loved one home. According to a statement from the Sheriff's Information Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Homicide Bureau is also involved in the investigation, indicating the serious nature of the case.
Those who may know something about Ms. Bullock's whereabouts are encouraged to contact the Homicide Bureau directly at 323-890-5500. In a bid to ensure all possible avenues are covered, the Sheriff's Department also points to "Crime Stoppers" as a channel for anonymous tips, urging the community to make use of this resource where they can dial (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or use the P3 Tips Mobile App or the Crime Stoppers website.