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News Release

Thursday, January 9, 2014

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48-Year-Old Missing Man NR14012bb

January 10, 2014           UPDATE

Updated:  Earlier today, Mr. Montelongo returned to his place of business and also contacted his family.  He is in good condition.

Los Angeles:  The family of Marcos Montelongo and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in locating him.

Marcos Montelongo was last heard from on December 31, 2013 around 8 p.m. Montelongo was last seen in the 900 block of East 91st Street in the City of Los Angeles, when he left home that morning headed to work in downtown Los Angeles. Montelongo did not return home that night. Montelongo has never been missing before and his wife and daughter are very concerned for his safety.

Marcos Montelongo is described as a 48-year-old male Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs approximately 175 pounds.  Montelongo was last seen driving a white Dodge van with California license plate number 3DTJ814.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Marcos Montelongo, please contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective K. Merrill at (213) 996-1800. 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.