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News Release

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The family of Roy Catching Jr. and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating him.

Roy was last seen on October 14, 2017, in the 6500 block of 4th Avenue in the City of Los Angeles. Roy has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old and his family is extremely concerned for his safety.

Roy is described as a male Black with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. There is no clothing description.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Roy Catching Jr., please contact Officer Carson, Missing Persons Unit, at (213) 996-1800. 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.