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Monday, December 18, 2017

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LAPD Is Asking For The Publics Help In Reuniting a found Autistic Boy NR17378sr

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a family member or legal guardian of a found child.

On December 16, 2017, a child was observed by Los Angeles Police Department Officers sitting alone on a Metro Purple Line train heading towards Union Station. The found child was not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

The child is described around 8-10-years-old male Asian with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 3 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 65 pounds. The child is wearing a red long sleeve shirt, tan pants and camouflage tennis shoes.

Found Child

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of the child please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Officer Carson at (213) 996-1800.
During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters can also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



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Carol E. Schatz, Outstanding Community Member
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