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Monday, March 17, 2014

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Los Angeles:   The family of Ashley Aleriano and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Newton Division are asking for the public’s help to locate Ashley.

On March 12, 2014, around 7:45 a.m., Ashley was last seen leaving her residence located in the 400 block of E. 48th Street in Los Angeles.  Ashley walked away from the location and has not been seen or heard from since. Her family is extremely concerned for her welfare because she made suicidal remarks.

Ashley is described as a 15-year-old female Hispanic with brown hair, brown eyes.  She stands  5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 148 pounds.  She was last seen possibly wearing a flower pattern top, blue jeans, and black shoes.

Anyone with information on Ashley’s whereabouts is asked to contact Newton Division Officers Padilla or Salazar at (323) 846-6576,; or the Newton Division Watch Commander at (323)846-6547. 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts