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Sunday, August 29, 2010

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97-Year-Old Missing Man with Heart Condition and Dementia

Update:

Mr. Seba was located and is back with his family.

Los Angeles: 
The family of Andrew James Seba and the Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Division are asking for the public’s help in finding him.

Yesterday, at around 10 p.m., Mr. Seba was last seen in the 8000 block of Blackburn Avenue.  Mr. Seba also goes by the name “Duke Seba.”

Mr. Seba suffers from dementia and has heart problems.  He is in need of medication for his heart condition.  Mr. Seba is described as a male White with grey hair and blue eyes.  He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds.

Mr. Seba has been known to frequent the 1400 block of Orange Drive, 1300 block North Sycamore Avenue and the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.  The Los Angeles Police Department utilized bloodhounds in the search of Seba and the dogs led officers to Hauser and 6th Street and lost the scent.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Seba is asked to contact Wilshire Division at 213-473-0476 or Missing Persons Unit at 213-996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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