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News Release

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Media Relations

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Los Angles: The families of Armani Phan Mathews, Stephanie Hout and the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck Division are asking for the public's help in locating them.
On February 4, 2019, at 3:30 p.m., both juveniles left their school on the 200 block of South Avenue 20. The juveniles were last seen walking westbound on North Broadway towards Downtown Los Angeles.

Both juveniles are friends and attend school together. The Juveniles may be traveling to the City of Lancaster by unknown means.

The juveniles are in good physical and mental health but, per family members, both may have displayed symptoms of depression.

Armani Phan Mathews is described as a 11 years old, female Asian, black hair, brown eyes, standing at 4 feet 09 inches tall, weighing approximately112 pounds, lives in Lincoln Heights area. She was last seen wearing burgundy school shirt, purple pants, and black & white Adidas shoes.

Armani Phan Mathews

Stephanie Hout, is described as a 12 years old, female Hispanic, blonde hair, brown eyes, standing at 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighing approximately115 pounds, lives in Lincoln Heights area. She was last seen wearing burgundy school shirt, black pants, and black shoes.

Stephanie Hout

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Armani Phan Mathews and Stephanie Hout, please contact Hollenbeck Area Watch commander at 323-342-4100. 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 the LA 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 onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.