Puna woman missing


Big Island police are searching for a 38-year-old Puna woman who was reported missing.

Layla A. Fikes of Mountain View was last seen in Hilo at noon Dec. 28, according to the Hawaii Police Department.

She is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-6, 115 pounds with brown eyes and brown medium-length hair. She has a medical condition that may require medical attention, police said.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or Detective Joel Field at 961-2381. Field may also be reached by email at jfield@co.hawaii.hi.us.

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.