Council President Wesson Asks for Public’s Aid in Finding Missing Teenager

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Council President Wesson Asks for Public’s Aid in Finding Missing Teenager

Offers $50,000 reward for information leading to Elias Rodriguez’s safe return home

LOS ANGELE S- Today, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson introduced a reward motion offering $50,000 for the public’s assistance in locating missing local student, Elias Rodriguez. On February 17, 2017, 14- year-old Rodriguez went missing on his way home from Cesar Chavez Learning Academy. He is described as a Hispanic male with brown hair, brown eyes, 5 feet 4 inches tall weighing approximately 100 pounds. Rodriguez was last seen around the 1000 block of Arroyo Street in the City of San Fernando.

Wesson is urging those with any information regarding Rodriguez’s whereabouts to contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Area Watch Commander at (818) 838-9800. Members of the public wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or log on to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.

Family members have launched a Facebook page and are encouraging members of the public to visit “Please Help Find Elias ‘Eli’ Rodriguez’ for additional information and ongoing updates.