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Police find missing teen

(Missing teen found)…Alex Perez had been reported missing in April.

El Centro police say they received an anonymous call on Friday as to his whereabouts. Police found a teen matching Perez’s description sitting on the porch of a home in the 8oo block of Olive. When approached, the teen gave officers a false name. One of the officers, however, recognized him. Police say the teen was in good health. Perez, who had been reported as a runaway, was taken to the Betty Jo McNeece receiving home. El Centro Police Commander Robert Sawyer thanked all those involved in assisting in locating the missing teen.