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News Release

Saturday, July 30, 2005

Media Relations

CARE Alert Issued for Four-Year-Old Boy

Los Angeles:The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting that the media provide the public with the following information to assist law enforcement efforts in locating this missing child.

On Friday, July 29, 2005, at about 3:00 p.m., four-year-old Cody Edward Alexander and his uncle, Michael Crosby Alexander, left their home in Torrance to go to a dry cleaners. Both have not returned nor heard from as of 10:00 p.m., July 30, 2005.

Michael is 38 years old with black hair, brown eyes, 5 11, 220 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black jeans and driving a beige 4-door 2000 Chrysler 300 with California license plate of 5BGF779.

Cody is male Black with black hair, brown eyes, 3 feet tall and about 45 lbs. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, black shorts. He has chipped front tooth.

Photographs of Michael and Cody are available for the media by contacting Harbor Division Detectives at 310-548-7605. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).