Update: Samuel Kim has been found!
From the LAPD Pacific Division:
9 Year-Old Critical Missing Child, July 3, 2013
The family of Samuel Kim, and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Pacific Area are asking for the public’s help to locate a critical missing child.
On July 3, 2013 at 1200 p.m., Samuel Kim was last seen in the 7500 block of Coastal View Drive in Los Angeles. He left the location and has not been seen or heard from since. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare because he is autistic. Anyone who has seen Kim is urged to call 911 immediately or contact the Pacific Area Police Station at 310-482-6445.
Kim is described as a 9 year-old male Asian with black hair, black eyes, stands 4 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 90 pounds. Kim was last seen wearing a blue shirt. Although Kim is Autistic, he is able to communicate with people.
A photo of Samuel Kim is attached to the second page of this release
Anyone with information on Kim’s whereabouts is asked to contact Pacific Area Police Station at 310-482-6445. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.