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News Release

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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12-year-old Critical Missing NR14491nv

December 30, 2014

Kenny Kim has been located in good health and has been reunited with his family.

Los Angeles:
The family of Kenny Kim and the Los Angeles Police Department's Olympic Area detectives are asking for the public's help to locate him.

On Sunday, December 28, 2014, around 1:30 p.m., Kim was last seen leaving his residence located in the 400 block of South Wilton Place in the city of Los Angeles. Kim advised his grandmother he was going skateboarding at Lafayette park and has not been seen or heard from since. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare.

Kim is described as a 12-year-old boy with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with red logo, black pants with red stripe and white/blue Nike shoes.

Kenny Kim

Anyone with information on Kim's whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Olympic Division detectives at (213) 382-6628. 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