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News Release

Monday, January 25, 2016

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The family of Luis Alberto Ramirez and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating him.

Mr. Ramirez was last seen on January 20, 2016, around 6:00 p.m., in the 1000 block of West 46th Street in the city of Los Angeles. Mr. Ramirez suffers from a mental health condition and has the mental capacity of a 4-year-old. His family is extremely concerned that he has not come home.

Mr. Ramirez is described as a 21-year-old male Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 250 pounds. Mr. Ramirez was last seen wearing a blue sweater and white pants.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Luis Alberto Ramirez is asked to contact Detective A. Mercado: (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.