Two missing 16-year-old girls from Compton found safe

( Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department )

Two 16-year-old girls from Compton who were missing for over a week have been found safe in the Redlands area, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.


The Compton Sheriff’s Station detectives continued their search on Sunday to find two 16-year-old girls who were last seen together at a Motel 6 in Redlands.

The two girls are from the Compton area, authorities said.

Both teens are Hispanic.

Yenifer Landeros is 5’3” tall, 120lbs with straight brown hair and brown eyes. She may have recently dyed her hair blonde.

Landeros was last seen wearing black pants and a black shirt.

Dulce Lopez is 5’1” tall, 90lbs with straight brown hair and brown eyes. She also may have recently dyed her hair blue. Dulce has a “Y” tattoo on her left wrist and a scar on her right arm. 

Lopez was last seen wearing a yellow gold chain with the Virgin Mary charm and unknown clothing.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either Yenifer or Dulce, are encouraged to contact Compton Sheriff’s Station at 310-605-6500.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website

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