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News Release

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Candy Flores was found and reunited with her family.

North Hills: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Area, and the family of Candy Flores, are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Candy was last seen on April 21, 2017, around 10:00 a.m., at Sepulveda Middle School. The school is located at 15330 Plummer Street, North Hills. Candy did not return home after school and has not been seen since. Candy is known to frequent the area near North Hills Park and Sepulveda Recreation Center, both in the area of Rayen Street and Burnet Avenue, in North Hills. Candy is likely in the company of Caterin Lopez, who was also reported missing around the same time.

Candy is described as a 13-year-old female Hispanic with long brown hair and brown eyes. She has a thin build, stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 115 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black and white striped shirt and blue jeans.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Candy Flores, please contact Mission Area Juvenile Detectives, at (818) 838-9810 or (818) 838-9800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.