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Monday, May 16, 2011

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On May 14, 2011, 10-year-old Earl Stanley Tate was located by LAPD Wilshire Area officers in good condition.  Tate has been reunited with his family.

 Los Angeles:  The family of Earl Stanley Tate and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are asking for the public’s help in finding the 10-year-old missing child.

On May 13, 2011, at around 4:30 p.m., 10-year-old Earl Stanley Tate, was last seen near the 1900 block of Palm Grove Avenue in the City of Los Angeles.  He has not been seen or heard from since.  

Earl Tate is described as a male Black with black hair and brown eyes.  He is 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 103 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Earl Tate is asked to call Wilshire Juvenile Detectives, Detective DeWana Hubbard at 213- 473-0537.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.