Tujunga woman may have been kidnapped by son, police say
Family and friends of Margarita Stephens reported her missing Friday after not seeing or hearing from her for three days, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department.
Stephens had also missed work and her cellphone, which she normally answers, was going straight to voice mail, police said.
Officers were sent to her home in the 10200 block of Samoa Avenue, but they did not find her or her car.
Police are searching for her silver 2009 four-door Toyota Corolla, with California license plate 6HDR215.
Stephens is Puerto Rican. She's 5 feet 7 and weighs 160 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes and medium complexion, police said. She has a tattoo of a bracelet on her right ankle.
Perez weighs 210 pounds, is 6 foot and has black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Foothill Community Police Station at (818) 756-8861 or a tip line at (800) 222-8477.
Photo: Top left, Margarita Stephens; bottom right, Tony Perez. Credit: LAPD