Missing Girl, 11, Is Found With Man, 37

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

An 11-year-old Los Angeles girl missing overnight was found walking down a Stanton street Monday in the company of a 37-year-old man.

Police conducted an intensive search for the girl after she was seen running from a South Los Angeles park about 10 p.m. Sunday with a man identified as Rafael Vasquez Garcia.

The two were spotted about noon, said Deputy Luis Castro of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators were questioning Garcia and the girl to determine whether a crime had been committed. The girl did not appear to be injured, Castro said.