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Friday January 19th, 2018 :: 12:02 a.m. PST

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*Update* #LASD Temple Det's Asking for Help Locating Critical #Missing Juvenile Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva, Rosemead

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Temple Station detectives are continuing to search for Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva. She is a 10 year-old female Hispanic runaway, who was last seen leaving school on the 7500 block of Emerson Place in Rosemead, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. 

Detectives canvassed parts of San Pedro near Pacific Avenue, Wednesday, January 17, 2018, for Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva. They went to the areas where Cynthia used to live, and go to school. Detectives spoke to children from her former school who told them they saw her in the last couple of days and she looks in good condition.

Based on information they’ve obtain during the investigation from friends and family, they believe she left voluntarily and is not in any immediate danger, nor has she been kidnapped.

Detectives are asking for your help finding Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva so we can get the 10 year-old girl off the streets.  

There is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Temple Station Detective Arciga at (626) 292-3312 or (626) 285-7171. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

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Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
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213-229-1700

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Temple Station detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Cynthia Wheeler-Villanueva. She is a 10 year-old female Hispanic runaway, who was last seen leaving school on the 7500 block of Emerson Place in Rosemead, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.  

The juvenile is described as 5’01”, 105 lbs., brown hair in a bun, brown eyes, and wearing earrings.  She was last seen wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, with black and pink shoes.

Her caregivers are very concerned and asking for the public’s assistance in located her/him. 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Temple Station Detective Arciga at (626) 292-3312 or (626) 285-7171. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
Hall of Justice - First floor                  
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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