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News Release

Friday, April 29, 2016

Media Relations

13-Year-Old Missing Child NR16145ti

Los Angeles: The family of Evelyn Naomi Veliz and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in finding Evelyn.

On April 25, 2016, around 6 p.m., Evelyn was last seen in the 14100 block of Sylvan Street in the City of Van Nuys. On April 27, 2016, around 5 p.m., Evelyn's friend advised officer's that Evelyn was seen at the Orange Line located in North Hollywood. Evelyn's family is extremely concerned for her welfare.

Evelyn is described as a 13-year-old female Hispanic, with brown hair, and brown eyes. She stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 145 pounds. Evelyn's family are not sure of the clothing she was wearing when she last left her residence.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Evelyn Naomi Veliz, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Watch Commander, at (818) 374-1864. 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.