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News Release

Monday, August 1, 2005

Media Relations

CARE Alert Issued for 13 Year-Old Girl

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting that the media provide the public with the following information to assist law enforcement efforts in locating this missing girl.

On Monday, August 1, 2005, at about 12:00 p.m., 13-year-old Anel Barrajas left her home in the 3100 block of Boulder Street in company of 19-year-old Roberto Moreno Aguilar voluntarily. They have not returned nor heard from. Anel and Roberto are possibly traveling on a Mexican bus line to Monte Alto, Mexico City, Mexico.

Anel has black hair, brown eyes, 5 1, 105 lbs. She was last seen wearing a blue blouse and blue skirt.

Roberto was described as having black hair, brown eyes, 5 8, 160 lbs.

A Photograph of Anel is available for the media by contacting Hollenbeck Division Detectives at 213-485-2942. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).