September 17, 2004
150 North Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles: On September 16, 2004, Rosa Torres, 11 years-old, was last seen leaving Virgil Middle School. Rosa was seen by friends getting on a Metropolitan Transit Authority bus after school and has not been seen or heard from since.
Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Rosa or anyone that may have information regarding her whereabouts. Rosa was upset after receiving information that she was being transferred to a different school.
Rosa is described as a female Hispanic, 4’11", 120 lbs., long black hair and light complexion. Rosa was last seen wearing a black sweater with red stripes on both arms, blue jean type pants and black tennis shoes.
Anyone with information may contact Detectives Cora Handayan or Patricia DiRosario, Central Detective Division, at 213-972-1245 during business hours. On weekends and during off-hours, the public is asked to call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).
This news advisory was prepared by Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section at, 213-485-3586.