UPDATE: Woman missing since Dec. 1 found Friday night, police say

UPDATE | Long Beach detectives have found a 26-year-old woman missing since Dec. 1, officials announced Saturday.

Officials said Nerissa Michelle Moore was located by detectives unharmed in Long Beach on Friday, Dec. 13 at about 7:05 p.m.

PREVIOUSLY: Long Beach police ask for public’s help in finding woman missing since Dec. 1

12/12/19 at 3:14 p.m. | A 26-year-old woman with medical conditions has not communicated with family members since Dec. 1 and police are asking for the public’s help in finding her.

Nerissa Michelle Moore is believed to be staying in hotels in the area, but a family member told police they lost communication, which is unusual behavior for Moore.

Nerissa Moore. Photo courtesy of LBPD.

She is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, 108 pounds, with red hair and green eyes. She has multiple tattoos: starfish on her stomach, a dream catcher on her left upper back, a pink flower with the words “Though she be but little she is fierce” on her lower right back.

Anyone with information on Moore is asked to call the LBPD missing persons detail at 562-570-7246 or police dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anonymous tips can be made at 1-800-222-8477.

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Valerie Osier is a breaking news and crime reporter for the Long Beach Post. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from Cal State University, Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steven, and her cat/child, Jones.