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Thursday, August 11, 2016

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26-Year-Old Critical Missing Male NR16249aj

August 11, 2016 NR16249dm


Mr. Soto has been located in good condition and re-united with his family.

Los Angeles:
The family of Roger Soto and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is requesting the public's help in locating him.

Mr.Soto was last seen on August 10, 2016, around 4 a.m., at the 700 block of 42nd Place in Los Angeles. His family has not seen or heard from him and is extremely concerned for his welfare. Mr. Soto is suffering from a mental illness.

Mr.Soto is described as a 26-year-old Hispanic male with shoulder length black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 135 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, black pants, and no shoes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Roger Soto is asked to contact Detective A. Mercado, Missing Persons Unit, at (213) 996-1800. 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 Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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