Critical Missing 14-Year-Old Female NR22078mc

March 18, 2022

Los AngelesThe family of Azucena Mendez and the Los Angeles Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in locating her.

Mendez was last seen on March 17, 2022, at 7:00 a.m., around the 100 block of Vermont Avenue.  She does not suffer from any physical or mental illness.

Mendez is a 14-year-old female Hispanic, thin build, and has medium complexion.  She has brown hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 118 pounds.


Azucena Mendez

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Azucena Mendez, please contact the LAPD Olympic Community Police Station at 213-382-9102.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to  Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.