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News Release

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Media Relations

70-Year-Old Missing Man NR14224dm

June 6, 2014

Mr. Cha has been located at a local hospital. He has been reunited with his family.

Los Angeles:
  The family of Hyung Sung Cha and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit, request the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Cha, a reported missing person.

Mr. Cha was last seen on June 4, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. in the 400 block of South Hobart Boulevard, in the city of Los Angeles.
Mr. Cha is described as a 70-year-old Korean speaking male with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 159 pounds. He may be wearing a black jacket, dark pants, a Hawaiian plaid vest, and a black or orange baseball cap.  Mr. Cha suffers from a mental condition and may be in need of medical attention.

Anyone with information about the location or disappearance of Hyung Sung Cha is urged to contact Missing Persons Unit Detective Baca 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 1-800-222-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.