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News Release

Monday, November 5, 2001

Media Relations

13-Year-Old Missing Since Halloween


Los Angeles: On Wednesday, October 31, 2001, at approximately 7:30 a.m., 13-year-old Troy Yancy was reported missing. Yancy is described as a male Black, black hair, brown eyes, 5'2", 110 lbs. Thin build with medium complexion.

Yancy was angry because he was not allowed to go out for Halloween. The following day, Yancy left home and has not returned home as of November 5, 2001.

Officers' investigation revealed that Yancy has been reported missing several times in the past. According to Yancy's mother, he is possibly in the area of Adams Boulevard and Gramercy Place in Los Angeles. Investigating officers have been searching for Yancy without any results.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the minor should contact the Southwest Area Watch Commander at 213-485-2582.

A photograph of Yancy and his mother's contact number are available for the media with the Southwest Area Watch Commander.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.