Critical Missing Child

June 5, 2004

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department and the family of 11 year-old Daniel Basmadjian
are requesting the public’s help in locating Daniel, who was
reported missing on June 5, 2004, at 11:30 p.m.

Daniel was last seen in the area
of Sherman Way and Hazeltine Avenue, in Van Nuys Division, at
about 9:40 a.m.

Daniel has the mental capacity of a 5 year-old child. He is
described as 5 feet tall, weighs 90 pounds and has black hair and
eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown baseball cap, blue and
white stripped shirt and beige shorts.

A command post has been set up to coordinate the search for
Daniel at Runnymede Street and Stansbury Avenue.

A photograph of Daniel is available for e-mail purposes at Media
Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Daniel
Basmadjian is asked to call Van Nuys Community Police Station at
818 756-8343.

Note: Daniel’s hair is shorter than in this photo.