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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Public’s Help Requested to Find Missing Man NR12098kr


On February 28, 2012 Matthew Hudson returned home and is with his family.

Los Angeles:
  The family of Matthew Sean Hudson and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding Hudson who has not been seen or heard from in five days.

On February 23, 2012, at about 2:30 p.m., appeared at a scheduled court hearing in downtown Los Angeles and has not been seen since.  Hudson lives with his family in the 800 block of Park View Street and has not returned home, causing his family great concern.  Hudson was recently involved in a traffic collision that his family fears may have caused him injuries that need medical treatment.  Additionally, Hudson has only recently moved into the area and may be unfamiliar with his surroundings.

Hudson is a 26- year-old male White, brown hair, brown eyes, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds.  He was wearing a black shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hudson is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Carmine Sasso at 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 1-800-222-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.



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