[dropcap]P[/dropcap]olice issued an alert late Friday for a teenager missing since last month.
Police say Julian Contreras was last seen on Dec. 16, 2014 around 10 a.m. in the area around the 3700 block of W. Fullerton Avenue in Logan Square.
Contreras is described as a five foot eight Hispanic 13-year-old weighing 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hoody and gray jeans.
The teen has been reported as a missing person numerous times in the past and his family believes he’s “associating himself with the criminal element” in the area, police said.
The missing teen is known to hang out around the intersections of Milwaukee and Sawyer Avenues and Elston and Fullerton Avenues.
Authorities are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to contact Area North SVU at 312-744-8266.