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News Release

Monday, September 30, 2013

Media Relations

Los Angeles Man Missing for Over 10 Days NR13443sm

Los Angeles:  The family of Jose Nacif Hernandez and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating Hernandez.

On September 19, 2013, around 1:30 p.m., Hernandez was last seen in the 400 block of Bauchet Street.  Hernandez is known to be a frequent user of the Los Angeles County public transportation system. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare.

Hernandez is described as having a thin build, light complexion, 30-year-old male Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes.  He is 6 feet tall and weighs about 140 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a black hat, a brown hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes and dark sun glasses.

Anyone with information on Hernandez whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Missing Persons Unit 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.