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Friday, February 19, 2021

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Aaliyah Santana has been located.

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Division are requesting the public's assistance in locating 11-year-old Aaliyah Santana.

Aaliyah was last seen in the early evening hours of February 18, 2021, around 54th Street and Long Beach Avenue. She is a foster child, who recently had been placed in the care of a relative near where she was last seen.

Aaliyah is described as a female Black, light complexion, black hair, red dreadlocks, and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Aaliyah Santana, please contact Newton Division Juvenile Detectives at (323) 846-5363 or at (323) 846-6547.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.