Authorities Thursday sought public help to find a 12-year-old girl last seen about noon Tuesday.
Letzy Cortez of Los Angeles was last seen leaving her home near the 12200 block of Osborne Place in the Pacoima area. She was wearing a black jacket, white shirt and blue pants, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Cortez is possibly loitering in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles with an unknown boyfriend, police reported.
She is described as Hispanic, 4 feet, 9 inches tall and 120 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a nose stud, according to the police.
Investigators urged anyone knowing her whereabouts to call the Foothill Area division at 818-834-3115, or to report during non-business hours, direct calls to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Those wishing to report anonymously were asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.