Authorities search for 20-year-old woman who went missing in Cerritos

Authorities continued their search today to find a 20-year-old woman with schizoaffective disorder who went missing in Cerritos.

Esemaj Banks was last seen about 11:25 p.m. Wednesday in the 10800 block of College Place, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Banks is Black, 5 feet, 1 inch tall, weighs 165 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue hospital gown and pink sports bra.

“Ms. Banks suffers from schizoaffective disorder,” a sheriff’s department statement said. “Her family is concerned with her well-being and is asking for the public’s help.”

Anyone with information about her whereabouts was urged to call the sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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