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Police seek help finding missing teen

Ventura Romero, 19 went missing on Saturday near Olive and Peach avenues at The Landing at Fancher Creek Apartments.
Ventura Romero, 19 went missing on Saturday near Olive and Peach avenues at The Landing at Fancher Creek Apartments.

A 19-year-old man from Biola went missing after visiting friends in Fresno and after a nearly weeklong absence police are seeking the public’s help.

Ventura Romero was last seen Saturday at The Landing at Fancher Creek Apartments, near Olive and Peach avenues.

Romero had gone to visit friends June 1, then two days later called his mother about 12:50 p.m.to arrange for a ride, only to fail to show up at the McDonald’s at Shaw Avenue and Highway 99 as scheduled at 5:30.

Police said Romero lives in Biola but visits friends in Fresno for days at a time.

Anyone with information can contact the Police Department at 559-621-7000 or Detective Paul Hill at 559-621-2499.

Chueyee Yang: 559-441-6447, @chueyee15

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