For Immediate Release: August 23, 2023
LPD Investigating Missing Person
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating after a woman was reported missing.
On August 23, 2023, at 5:41 p.m., officers responded to the 1400-block of Gates Street for a report of a missing person. Avriel Hooks (20) was last seen by her family on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 8 p.m.
Hooks is a white female approximately five feet five inches tall with dyed red hair and has blue eyes. She was last seen wearing black leggings, a black tank top, and pink nail polish.
Anyone with information about Hooks’ whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1, contact Detective C. Davis at 434-455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.