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Friday, February 7, 2014

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Newton Detectives Conclude Kidnapping Investigation Deemed ‘Unfounded’

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Newton Division sex detectives have investigated a claim that a child was kidnapped for sexual purposes yesterday around 1:50 p.m. at Los Angeles Academy Middle School.  Upon further investigation, detectives have determined the allegations to be unfounded with no risk to the community.  

Additional inquiries on this investigation can be directed to Lt. Keith Gordon, LAPD Newton  Division, at 323-846-6589.  Lt. Gordon is available Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Calls during non-business hours may be directed to the Newton Area Watch Commander at 323-846-6547.

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