Santa Maria Police Search for Missing Teen

By the Santa Maria Police Department

SMPD Case #23-0008273
The Santa Maria Police Department Detective Bureau is asking for the public’s assistance with locating 14-year-old missing juvenile, Leslie Pantoja-Sendejas. Leslie was last seen by family on the evening of July 24, 2023, in the 1600 block of N. Broadway near a food truck. Leslie is believed to be in Santa Maria and may be with a male acquaintance 17-19 years old only known as “Liam” or the moniker “Little Twisted.”

Investigators are seeking any information that may lead to Leslie’s whereabouts and the full identity of “Liam.”

Images of Leslie and “Liam” have been attached and are posted on the Santa Maria Police Department’s X (formerly Twitter) media page at @SMPDHQ for members of the public to view and share.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Communications Center 24 hours a day at (805) 928 – 3781 ext. 2277. Investigator J. Mendez may also be reached at ext. 1730 during normal business days/hours.


Written by SantaMariaPolice

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