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Thursday, December 11, 2014

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Los Angeles:  The family of Amyleila Mejia and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Person’s Unit are asking for the public’s help to find her.

On December 9, 2014, around 6:00 p.m., Amyleila Mejia was last seen in the 100 block of Hamlet Street in the city of Los Angeles with her one month old baby, Leah Mejia. Ms. Mejia is possibly suffering from postpartum depression and her family is concerned that they have not been located.

Ms. Mejia is described as a 23-year-old Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes.  She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds.  Leah Mejia has brown eyes and black hair.

 
 
Amyleila Mejia and Leah Mejia

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Amyleila Mejia, please contact Missing Person’s Unit Detectives Baca or Mercado 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 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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