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Sunday, September 29, 2013

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19-Year-old Autistic Man Missing in LAPD’s Rampart Area NR13441CJ

Los Angeles: The family of Alberto Ramirez and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public’s assistance in locating Ramirez.

Ramirez was last seen on September 29, 2013, leaving his residence in the 3400 block of South Alvarado Street, in Los Angeles.  He was walking southbound Alvarado Street from 6th Street near a park.  Ramirez’s family advises that he is autistic with a mental capacity of a 5-year-old.  They are extremely concerned for his health.

Ramirez is described as a 19-year-old male Hispanic with no hair and brown eyes.  He stands
5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue checkered shorts and no shoes.  The family also states that Ramirez will answer to his name when called.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ramirez, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800 or the LAPD Rampart Area Watch Commander at 1 (213) 484-3050.  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.