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Friday, January 31, 2014

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The Public’s Help is Needed to Locate a 72-year-old Man Who Has Been Missing Since 2007 NR140

Los Angeles:  The family of Adolfo Del Rio and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public’s help in locating him.

This is a cold case and Mr. Del Rio was last seen on November 15, 2007, in the 100 block of South Virgil Avenue, in the city of Los Angeles.

Mr. Del Rio’s suffers from Alzheimer’s and his family is very concerned for his welfare.

Adolfo Del Rio is described as a 72-year-old male Hispanic with grey hair and hazel eyes. He  stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs approximately 165 pounds. Mr. Del Rio wore glasses and a Safe Return identification bracelet (Alzheimer’s Association).

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Adolfo Del Rio, please contact Detective Baca from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit 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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.