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Monday, October 31, 2011

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Los Angeles:  The family of Won Lee and the Los Angeles Police Department are requesting the public’s help in locating Mr. Lee who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

On October 31, 2011, around 10:30 a.m., Mr. Lee walked from his residence located in the 18900 block of Los Alimos Street, possibly headed to the Porter Ranch Pharmacy located at 11167 Tampa Avenue.  Mr. Lee has not been heard from since, and his family is very concerned for his well being.  Lee is unable to speak English.

Lee is described as a 70-year-old male Korean with black hair, and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds.  Lee was last seen wearing a dark green wind breaker style jacket, blue shirt, and khaki pants.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Won Lee is asked to contact Sgt Walters, Watch Commander of LAPD Devonshire Division at 818-832-0633.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477).  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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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