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News Release

Monday, October 2, 2017

Media Relations

Missing 13-Year-Old Female NR17283dm

Los Angeles: The family of Genesis Joanna Verduzco and the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck Division are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Genesis was last seen by her family on September 23, 2017, around 8:00 a.m., in the 1400 block of Mitchell Place. She called a taxi, which dropped her off at Santa Fe Springs Park (10068 Cedardale Drive, Santa Fe Springs). The family has been in contact with Genesis who stated she is sick and confused. She may currently be at a residence in the Riverside Area. Her family is concerned for her safety.

Genesis is described as a female Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds. There is no clothing description.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Genesis Verduzco, please contact Hollenbeck Division Watch Commander at (323) 342-4101. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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.