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News Release

Monday, May 16, 2016

Media Relations

Critical Missing 79-Year-Old Man NR16166aj

Los Angeles: The family of Alvin Brewer and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help to find him.

On May 12, 2016, around 9 p.m., Mr. Brewer was last seen in the 200 block of West 84th Street in the City of Los Angeles. He suffers from dementia. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare.

Mr. Brewer is described as a male Black with gray hair and brown eyes. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs approximately 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey sweater and tan khaki pants.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Alvin Brewer, please contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective L. Saiza at (213) 996-1800. During non- business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.