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Sunday, June 26, 2011

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10 Year-Old Missing Child in Newton NR11292an

UPDATE:

This morning Kevin Rodriguez was found by authorities.  He is safe and has been reunited with his family.

Los Angeles:
Los Angeles Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in locating a Critical Missing 10 year-old child Kevin Rodriguez in Newton Division.

The child was last seen Saturday evening June 25th around 7:00 p.m., in the area of 1510 East 22nd Street in Los Angeles. The child apparently ran away after having an argument with his family. Kevin Rodriguez speaks only spanish and has only been in the United States for one month. He is described as a male Hispanic, 4'-5" tall, 100 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, blue pants and no shoes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kevin Rodiguez is asked to contact the Newton Watch Commander at 323-846-6547.  During non business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 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 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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