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News Release

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Media Relations

12-Year-Old Runaway Needs Medication

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating 12-year-old Anthony Buelna.

On November 6, 2007, Anthony ran away from a group home in the 15300 Block of Runnymede Street in Van Nuys. Anthony attends Fulton Middle School but has not attended since. An on-going search by the Los Angeles Police Department over the past three days has failed to locate him.

He is in need of medications and may be suicidal.

Anthony stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weighs about 150 pounds. He has black hair; brown eyes.

His photograph is available through Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Anthony is asked to contact Van Nuys Area Police Station at 818-374-9500. During off-hours or on weekends call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).

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