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News Release

Saturday, April 9, 2005

Media Relations

Missing 13 Year-Old

 

Los Angeles: The family of Nancy Valeria Gonzales and the Los Angeles Police Department request the public's help in locating her.

Nancy Gonzales a resident of Los Angeles was last seen on April 8, 2005 at about 7:00 p.m., with Jorge Ruiz, her 17 year-old boyfriend. They are believed to be travelling to the state of Washington to stay with Ruiz's aunt, Carmen Laudana.

Nancy Gonzales is described at a 13 year-old female, Hispanic, 4' 8", 100 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes a small build and medium complexion. She was last seen wearing a pink tank top, blue jeans, and blue and white Nike tennis shoes.

Jorge Ruiz is described as a 17 year-old male, Hispanic, 5'5", 120 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes, a small build and medium complexion.

A photograph of Nancy is available at the Southeast Police Station.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southeast Watch Commander at 213-972-7942. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).