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LAPD - Foothill Area
Wednesday February 26th, 2014 :: 02:34 a.m. PST

Advisory

Critical Missing 13 yr-old Juan Miranda, Hisp blk hair brn eyes, gry hoody, blk shrts gry tennis shoes, gry bball cap, scar on rt palm

Pacoima, Los Angeles: The family of Juan Miranda and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Division are asking for the public’s help to locate Juan.

On Feb 25 around 5:20 p.m., Foothill Division officers responded to the 13100 block of Paxton Street in the city of Pacoima for a critical missing investigation. The missing juvenile is despondent over the recent death of his grandfather and became involved in a verbal argument with his mother. Following the argument Juan Miranda left the residence and stated he wanted to die or be killed and has not been seen since.

Foothill Division established a command post and is actively searching for Juan. Officers are searching the neighborhood and surrounding area with officers and blood hounds.

Juan Miranda is described as a 13 year-old (dob - 04/05/2000), male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. Juan stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hoody sweat jacket, black shorts, gray tennis shoes, gray baseball cap and has a scar on his right palm.

Media is encouraged to contact the mother Natividad Rico at
818-288-6183 or the residence 13112 Paxton Street Pacoima.

** A photo of Juan is attached to the second page of this release

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jaun Miranda is asked to contact the LAPD Foothill Division at (818) 756-8861. 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 1-800-222-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.

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LAPD - Foothill Area
12760 Osborne St
Los Angeles, CA 91331

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 818-756-8861

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