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Thursday, September 13, 2012

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85-year-old Man Missing from the North San Fernando Valley NR12429sf

September 13, 2012

Fogle was found last night in good condition and was reunited with family.

Los Angeles:
  The family of William Dane Fogle and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate the 85-year-old man who suffers from early signs of dementia.     

Mr. Fogle was last seen on September 12, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., at his residence in the 14000 block of Fox Street in Mission Hills.  At the time he went missing, he was preparing to go to a medical appointment in the 5300 block of Balboa Boulevard in Encino.        

Mr. Fogle is described as an 85-year-old Caucasian man with gray hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5’ 6” tall, weighs 149 lbs., and has a small build.  He was last seen wearing a plaid white, green, blue, and red shirt, with green khaki pants.  He also has faded tattoos on both arms.  

Mr. Fogle may be driving a silver colored 2000 Toyota Avalon, 4-door sedan, License Plate 4LFW932.

Mr. Fogle’s family is very concerned about his unexplained disappearance and says that he is suffering from early signs of dementia.     

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of William Dane Fogle, please contact 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 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.



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