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December 24, 2015

Woman with schizophrenia missing from Francisville

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Laverne Davenport Philadelphia Police /for PhillyVoice

Laverne Davenport, 55, has been missing since Wednesday. Police said she suffers from schizophrenia.

The Philadelphia Police are hoping the public can help find a missing woman who suffers from schizophrenia.

According to police, Laverne Davenport, 55, was last seen Wednesday leaving her Francisville residence on the 1500 block of North 13th Street at about 7:45 a.m.

Law enforcement officials described Davenport as about 5 feet, 5 inches and 160 pounds. She has brown eyes and red, straight, chin-length hair. 

Davenport was seen wearing a black leather jacket, purple shirt and blue jeans at the time of her disappearance, police said. 

Anyone with information on Davenport's whereabouts is asked to contact Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093, or call 911.

Also, tips can be sent anonymously to police here.