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Monday, May 19, 2014

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20-Year-Old Missing Man NR14191dm

May 20, 2014 
UPDATE


Young Douglas was located in the Oceanside area and is reported to be in good condition.

Los Angeles:
  The family of Young Douglas and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit, request the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Douglas, a reported missing person.

Douglas was last heard from by his family on May 9, 2014 , at approximately 11:00 P.M. Douglas was last seen on May 12, 2014,  in Santa Ana, asking for directions to the train station, and may have headed to San Diego.  Mr. Douglas has not been heard from since.

Douglas is a University of California at Berkeley student at home for the summer break.  He has not returned home and his family is concerned that he has not been in contact with them.

Douglas is described as a 20-year-old, African-American male, with black hair and brown eyes, 5’10” and weighing approximately 147 pounds. He was last seen on foot and does not have a vehicle.  Douglas was wearing a dark colored outfit and black shoes.

Anyone with information about the location or disappearance of Young Douglas is urged to contact Missing Persons Unit Detective Merrill 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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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