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Authorities sought the public’s help to find a 17-year-old boy who went missing early Friday from the East Los Angeles area.

Ramiro Madrigal was last seen at 1 a.m. in the 300 block of North Marianna Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Madrigal is Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt and green camouflage pants.

“Madrigal does not have any known medical conditions but suffers from depression,” a sheriff’s department statement said. “He has no history of running away. His family is concerned for his well-being and asking for the public’s help.”

Anyone with information about his whereabouts was urged to call the sheriff’s Detective M. Ortiz at 323-365-2936; the watch commander at 323-264-4151; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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