Hoping to generate advice that could help resolve the case, authorities on Thursday released updated information on the disappearance of a woman who went missing from Indiana to San Diego nearly a month ago. .
The last known location of 20-year-old Lateche Norris was at an East Village convenience store that she visited with her boyfriend, Joseph “Joey” Smith, 26, at around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, according to the Department’s Department. San Diego police. .
NBC 7’s Dana Griffin spoke to Lateche Norris’ mom about finding her daughter.
On Thursday afternoon, the SDPD released surveillance camera footage of the couple to 7-Eleven in the 200 block of Park Boulevard. At the time, Norris wore a black and white plaid backpack and was dressed in khaki pants, a black zip-up hoodie over a navy t-shirt and black skater-type shoes with white borders.
While visiting the store near Petco Park, Smith wore black or dark blue jeans, a long-sleeved t-shirt with the Nike logo with the sleeves rolled up and the same type of black skater-style shoes as Norris, and had a black and gray backpack.
The next day, Norris spoke to his mother by phone. Her family, who have not had any contact with her since, reported her missing on November 9.
Norris’ mother told reporters she feared for her daughter’s safety due to the young woman’s serious arguments with Smith, including one the day before she disappeared.
The SDPD has classified Norris as a missing person “at risk” due to “all of the circumstances, including the duration (she) of her disappearance and the absence of anyone reporting verifiable contact with her,” according to one. press release from the department.
Norris is described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall and around 165 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes, and tattoos on the back of his fingers.
Smith is 6 feet tall, weighs around 185 pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes, and has tattoos on the left side of his neck, down his left arm and hand, and on both legs.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Norris or Smith is urged to call San Diego Police at (619) 531-2000.