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Monday, October 12, 2020

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Missing 14-Year Old Female NR20254ml

Los Angeles: The family of Sherlin Viviana Chay Almira, along with the Los Angeles Police Department, are requesting the public's assistance in locating her.

Sherlin was last seen on October 10, 2020 at around 11:00 a.m., at her residence located at the 800 block of South Fedora Street.

Sherlin informed her parents that she was going to the pizza restaurant the 3100 block of West 8th Street, with her friends and would return by 3:00 p.m.

The subject has not been seen since and the family is concerned.

Sherlin Viviana Chay Almira is described as a 14 year old female Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 100 pounds.

Sherlin was last seen wearing a black long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and white Nikes (Red Swoosh).

Subject has braces on her teeth and her mental health is good.

No prior runaway. This behavior is extremely "Out of Character" as described by the parents.

If you have seen Sherlin Viviana Chay Almira or have any information regarding her whereabouts please contact the Los Angeles Police Department Olympic Division at (213)-382-9027 or Missing Persons Unit, at (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. 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 to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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