Missing: Elisa Lam, last seen January 31 in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Vancouver tourist who disappeared nearly a week ago while traveling alone around Southern California: Missing Vancouver woman sought in Los Angeles.

21-year-old Elisa Lam, a student at the University of British Columbia, arrived in Los Angeles on January 26 and was last seen January 31 by staff at the downtown Cecil Hotel. Investigators believe her disappearance is suspicious and may involve foul play.

Lam is 5-feet-4, weighs about 115 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. She speaks both English and Cantonese and used public transportation like Amtrak and local buses.

Anyone with information about Elisa Lam's whereabouts is asked to call police at (213) 486-6890 or (877) 527-3247. Anonymous tips can be called in at (800) 222-8477.

More here: LAPD seeks public's help in finding missing Canadian tourist.

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