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Thursday, May 9, 2019

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On May 9, 2019, around 11:30 p.m., Julio Contreras was found by Fontana Police Department in good health.

Los Angeles:
The Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Division are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 11-year-old missing runaway.

On May 7, 2019, Julio Contreras was last seen walking around in the 6300 block of La Brae Avenue near La Cienega Boulevard and La Tijera Boulevard.

His foster mother ordered him a ride shared vehicle for him to go to Audubon Middle School located in the 4100 block of 11th Avenue, Contreras never used the vehicle or went to school.
Contreras may be attempting to go to his biological mother's residence in the 5200 block of Repetto Street near East Los Angeles College.

Contreras is described as a 11-year-old male Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 152 pounds. Contreras is bipolar and suffers from depression. He walks with a slight limp has curly hair that hangs over his face.

Julio Contreras
If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Julio Contreras, please contact Pacific Division Watch Commander at (310) 482-6334. 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.