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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Sheriff’s Department Asks Public For Help in Finding Teenager Missing Since Sunday

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Jonas Elijah Nelson. He is a 19-year-old black teenager who was last seen Sunday, January 6, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m. on the 4000 block of Chaney Trail in Altadena.

Nelson is described as 6’04”, 190 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing black sweat pants and an orange hoody with silver reflective tape.

The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team has been searching the area where he was last seen.

“On Saturday, we had members of Sierra Madre, San Dimas, and Montrose Search and Rescue Teams totaling 44 searchers spent 10+ hours on the hillside looking for Jonas,” an AMRT spokesperson said. “We were also joined by two Sheriff’s helicopters, sadly we were not able to find Jonas.”

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Detail, Sergeant Nava, Detective Abraham, or Detective Pereida at (323) 890-5500.

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







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