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Thursday, May 22, 2014

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UPDATE
May 23, 2014

Last night, Denise Torres was located and in good condition.  She has been reunited with her family.

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

On May 21, 2014, around 9:45 p.m., Torres left her residence in the 200 block of 29th Street, in the City of Los Angeles. She was last seen in her bedroom. Torres suffers from a medical condition and is in need of medication.

Denise Torres is described as a 12-year-old Hispanic female with black hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs around 190 pounds.  

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Denis Torres, please contact Newton Division Juvenile Detectives at (323) 846-6576. 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 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.