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News Release

Friday, November 23, 2012

Media Relations

10-year-old Missing Autistic Boy NR12542bb


Richard Kim was located this morning around 11:10 a.m. in good health and is back with his family. LAPD thanks the media for quick attention and assistance in locating Richard.

Los Angeles:  The family of Richard Kim and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

On Friday November 23, 2012, around 8:15 a.m., 10-year-old Richard Kim was last at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles by a Metro bus driver.  Richard is Autistic and his family is extremely concerned for his safety and well-being.

Richard is described as a 10-year-old Korean male, with brown hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet tall, and weighs 80 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a brown and green tank-top, brown shorts, and white slippers.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Richard Kim, please contact Sgt. Mc Nulty of the LAPD Olympic Division at 310-382-9102.  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.