31 Jan 08

Authorities Thursday asked for the public's in finding 70-year-old woman from Walnut who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and high-blood pressure.

Jean Ong was last seen about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at her home on Plantation Lane, Detective T. Abraham of the sheriff's Missing Persons Detail said.

"Her family is very concerned," Abraham said.

Ong is Asian, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She is missing most of her teeth and has a six-inch scar
on the lower left side of her abdomen. She was last seen wearing a white sweatshirt, purple floral pants and black shoes.

She speaks limited English, and her primary language is Cantonese,
Abraham said.

Anyone seeing her was urged to call the sheriff's department.

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