California police ask for help to find boy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a missing boy whose father was found passed out in a Los Angeles County park (all times local):
Police in Southern California are asking for anyone with information about a missing 5-year-old boy who was with his father to come forward.
South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller said at a news conference Sunday that investigators have had a difficult time getting answers from the boy’s father, Aramazd Andressian Sr. He was arrested Saturday after paramedics found him passed out in a park.
Miller says Andressian’s statements have been “convoluted and contradictory.”
Miller says that a judge set Andressian’s bail to $10 million.
Officials say the mother of Aramazd Andressian Jr. reported Saturday that her estranged husband had failed to drop the boy off at a pre-arranged meeting place. The parents are divorcing and share custody.
Miller says officer have finished searching the park where the man was found.
Authorities in Los Angeles County are searching for a 5-year-old boy reported missing after paramedics found his father passed out in a park.
Police in South Pasadena say the mother of Aramazd Andressian, Jr. reported Saturday that her estranged husband had failed to drop the boy off at a pre-arranged meeting place. The parents are divorcing and share custody.
Officials say Aramazd Andressian, Sr. was discovered unconscious earlier Saturday at a city park. His car was found nearby. He was treated at a hospital and arrested.
Police Chief Art Miller said investigators don’t know why the man was unconscious. Miller said that the father hadn’t been able to give police any tips about where his son might be or what happened to him.
A phone number for the elder Andressian could not immediately be found.
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