13-Year-Old Goes Missing While on Vacation NR24002ml/ne

January 3, 2024

January 3, 2024 NR24002am/mo


The subject has been found safe and is being reunited with her family.



Los Angeles:  The family of Valentina Morales Magana and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Area detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating her.

On January 2, 2024, around 2:00 p.m., Valentina was last seen in the area of 98th Street and Airport Boulevard.  Valentina became involved in a verbal dispute and left the area after her mother noticed her putting on make-up.  Valentina and her parents are on vacation in Los Angeles from Mexico.  Valentina does not have a phone and no relatives in the area.

Valentina’s parents have not seen or heard from her and are concerned for her safety.

Valentina is described as a 13-year-old female, Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes.  She stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 145 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a White t-shirt and black pants.

Valentina Morales Magana

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Valentina Morales Magana, please contact Pacific Juvenile Detective Bruce O’Brian at 310-482-6366.  During non-business hours or on weekends contact 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.