25-Year-Old Man Reported Missing NR15873jk

November 2, 2015

Los Angeles: The family of
Melvin Adalberto Avelar and the Los Angeles Police Department’s
Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating
Mr. Avelar.

On November 1, 2015, around 9 a.m., Mr. Avelar was last seen in the
2500 block of Rosemead Boulevard, in the city of El Monte. His
family is extremely concerned that he has not been located.

Avelar is described as a 25-year-old male Hispanic with black hair
and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around
140 pounds. Mr. Avelar was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue
jeans and a black hat.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts
of Melvin Avelar, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department
Missing Persons Unit, Detective L. Saiza at (213) 996-1800. 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.