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News Release

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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19-year-old Armenian Man Missing NR11191SF

May 20, 2011

Hrayr Charchyan was found on May 9, 2011, at around 1:55 p.m., in the 5000 block of Santa Monica Boulevard in good condition.

Los Angeles:
  The Los Angeles Police Department and the family of Hrayr Charchyan are asking for the public’s help to locate him.

Three days ago, on Monday, April 25th, at around 9:00 a.m., Hrayr Charchyan left his home located in the 1100 block of North Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles.  His family has said that Mr. Charchyan recently moved to Los Angeles from Armenia and speaks Armenian and a little Russian.  He does not speak English.  Mr. Charchyan often takes walks throughout his neighborhood and along the Hollywood Stars Walk of Fame.  He also enjoys traveling on MTA trains.

Hrayr Charhyan is described as a male white, with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands 6’00” tall and weighs approximately 155 pounds.  He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark blue sweater and brown shoes.   

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Hrayr Charchyan, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Marla Ciuffetelli at 213-996-1800.  During non-business hours or weekends, calls may be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800)-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most key pads) using a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters can also go to, click on “web tips” and follow the prompts.