15-Year-Old Missing Juvenile NR17104aj

April 14, 2017

Los Angeles: The family of
Merari Flores and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Area
Juvenile Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating
15-year-old Merari Flores.

On April 6, 2017, around 8p.m., Merari was seen in the area of
Nordhoff Street and Van Nuys Boulevard, after leaving her
residence. She was upset over a dispute with her parents.

Merari was last seen exiting a local fast food restaurant. Her
father approached her and she immediately ran from him. Merari
possibly got onto a MTA bus traveling southbound on Van Nuys
Boulevard from Nordhoff Street.

Merari is
described as a 15-year-old Hispanic female with long brown hair and
brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall, large build and weighs
around 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue and
white stripe sweater and black boots.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts
of Merari Flores, please contact Mission Area Juvenile Detectives,
Officer Huizar at (818) 838-9919 or (818) 838-9800. 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
LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.
Reference DR# 17-1909428.