EL CENTRO – On Friday, June 27, at 8:17 p.m., officers from the El Centro Police Department responded to an anonymous tip regarding the whereabouts of Alex Perez.
Perez had been reported as a runaway with the police department on April 29, 2014.
Officers located a male matching Perezâ€™ description sitting on a porch of a residence in the 800 block of Olive.
Once contacted, Perez initially provided officers with a false name, but was recognized by officers on the scene.
He was found to be in good health and was turned over to the Betty Jo McNeece Receiving Center.
â€œWe would like to thank all of those involved in assisting with Perez being located,â€ said Commander Robert Sawyer.