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Sunday, September 13, 2020

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Critical Missing 18-Year-Old Young Man NR20229ne

Update:
Richard had been found and reunited with his family.


Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Olympic Area and the parents of Richard Min Kim is seeking the public's help in locating him.

Richard was last seen on September 11, 2020, around 9:30 a.m. Richard for unknow reason suddenly put on his running shoes and ran out of his apartment complex. Richard's father chased him but was unable to catch up to him due to his speed. Richard is a Marathon runner and his parents are concerned that he might not pay attention to traffic or traffic signals. Richard has the mental capacity of a 5-year-old.

Richard was last seen running westbound on Pico Boulevard just west of Normandie Avenue wearing a neon green shirt, black shorts and bright green shoes. Richard is described as a male Korean, black hair, brown eyes and stands 6 feet 2 inches, weighing approximately 150 pounds.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Olympic Area Watch Commander at (213) 382-9102. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu. Tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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