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News Release

Friday, August 17, 2001

Media Relations

Critical Missing Person

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and the family of Alejandro Hercules Ortiz (adult missing person) are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Ortiz.

Mr. Ortiz was last seen on Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at approximately 1:30 PM. He was last seen in the area of 4th Street and Hill Street in the city of Los Angeles. The missing person is described as a male Filipino with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds. The missing person is mentally disabled and functions in the capacity of a 12-year-old.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department Missing persons Unit, telephone 213-485-5381.

Mr. Ortiz' sister, Maria Ortiz, can be contacted by the media for Mr. Ortiz' photograph and for interviews. Her telephone number is 818-780-7361.