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Melvina Bush

Missing Juvenile – Melvina Bush

Alexandria, LA (05/25/2023)

The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.  Melvina Bush is a 15 year old black female, 5’2”, 140 Lbs.  Melvina Bush was last seen on Monday, May 22, 2023, in the area of Monroe Street near Louisiana Avenue.

(Please see attached photographs of Melvina Bush)

This is currently an ongoing investigation.                                          

If anyone has any information about this incident or any other type of crime in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at the phone number (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.

For a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers of Cenla at (318) 443-7867.  The Crime Stoppers P3 Tipster App can also be downloaded to leave tips and get a claim number for a cash reward at

Crime Stoppers is a private non-profit organization.  Crime Stoppers is not a law enforcement agency.