Authorities on Thursday asked for the public's help in finding a 23-year-old woman who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disease and went missing in Lancaster.
Monica Rose Nielsen was last seen leaving her Lancaster home around 8 p.m. on Sunday. Nielsen requires medication and has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Nielsen is white, 5 feet 10, 200 pounds, with dark red hair shaved on the left side of her head and mid-length on the right side, and blue eyes, authorities said. She has a rose tattoo on her left shoulder and a marijuana leaf tattoo on her lower back.
Anyone with information about Nielsen's whereabouts was urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500.