CULVER CITY ( — Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a 12-year-old Culver City boy who went missing over the weekend.

Elijah Gurubel was last seen around 8 p.m. Saturday near Washington Boulevard and Beethoven Street after walking to a convenience store with his brother, according to Capt. Ron Lizuka of the Culver City Police Department.

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The brother returned home and told his mother that he would see Gurubel again when school started, said Lizuka.

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Gurubel was described as African American. He was wearing blue jeans with a blue shirt.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts was encouraged to contact Culver City police at (310) 837-1221.

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