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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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17-Year-Old Missing Juvenile NR17244im

Update: On August 21, 2017 at 7PM, Missing Juvenile has been located and reunited with her family in North Hills.

Los Angeles: The family of Lorena Soriano and the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Area Juvenile detectives are asking for the public's help in locating 17-year-old, Lorena Soriano.

On August 18, 2017, around 8 a.m., Lorena was last seen in the 9200 block of Haskell Avenue in North Hills, near a local high school. Lorena and her mother were involved in a verbal disagreement. Lorena did not return home after school, she has been very despondent over a recent breakup with her boyfriend. Lorena takes medication for asthma and it's unknown if she has it with her.

Lorena is described as a 17-year-old Female Hispanic with light brown hair with blonde accents and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall, her skin is of light complexion and weighs around 170 pounds. She was last seen wearing a grey shirt, black pants and black shoes. Lorena does have pierced ears, but she does not wear earrings.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Lorena Soriano, please contact Mission Area Juvenile Detectives, at (818) 838-9810 or (818) 838-9800. 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.

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