Police say boyfriend of missing Brit not involved

This photo provided by the Santa Monica Police Department shows Leona Dawn Perryman of Dorset, England. Police are seeking the 19-year-old British woman who vanished during her vacation in the Los Angeles area. Perryman was last seen shortly before midnight on Dec. 18. Police arrested her boyfriend, Paul Atkinson on Wednesday and call him a "person of interest." (AP Photo/Santa Monica Police Department)

December 31, 2009 1:06:49 PM PST
Police said Thursday they do not believe the boyfriend of a missing 19-year-old British woman had anything to do with her disappearance during their Southern California vacation.