*UPDATE* Officers found missing juvenile unharmed at a shopping center in the City of Lakewood and has been reunited with his family.
Original News Release Published 12/5/18:
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The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old juvenile who suffers from developmental disabilities and was last seen on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
Parent reported last seeing the victim at their residence in the 6100 block of Linden Avenue at approximately 5:00 a.m., when the parent returned home at 9:00 a.m., the juvenile was missing. The juvenile was last seen wearing a yellow and purple “Lakers” sweatshirt, gray pants, and red shoes.
Missing Juvenile Veal is described as follows:
Name: Michael Veal
Age: 12 years old
Race: African American
Weight: 110 lbs
Clothing: Yellow and purple Lakers sweatshirt, gray pants, Red shoes.
Medical Alerts: Developmental Disabilities
The Long Beach Police Department continues to search for the victim. Local hospitals have been alerted and area law enforcement and public transportation agencies have also been notified. Anyone who sees this individual or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Long Beach Police Department at (562) 435-6711 or 9-1-1.