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News Release

Friday, May 20, 2016

Media Relations

Missing 75-year-old Man NR16173lp

Los Angeles: The family of Jimmie Giles and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating him.

Mr. Giles was last seen on May 18, 2016, in the 1400 block of West 84th Place, in the City of Los Angeles. Mr. Giles suffers from dementia and is in need of medical treatment. The family is extremely concerned for his well-being.

Mr. Giles is described as a 75-year-old male Black with gray hair and black eyes. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 210 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red/black/white checkered shirt, blue jeans, black shoes and a black baseball hat.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jimmie Giles, please contact Missing Person's Unit Detective K. Thomas: 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.