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Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Critical Missing 13-Year-Old Boy NR18053ti

February 14, 2018

On February 14, 2018, Josue Figueroa was found in good condition and reunited with his family members.

East Hollywood: The family of Josue Figueroa and the Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Division are asking for the public's assistance in locating him.

On February 14, 2018, Josue was last seen around 1:00 p.m., near the 4600 block of De Longpre Avenue. Josue was last seen running southbound Lyman Place from De Longpre Avenue to an unknown location. Josue is described as a 13-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. He stands around 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. Josue was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, light blue polo shirt, blue pants and blue tennis shoes. Josue was wearing prescription glasses with a black frame.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Josue Figueroa, please contact Northeast division at 323-561-3212. 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 online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.