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News Release

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Media Relations

76-Year-Old Missing Male NR16268aj

Los Angeles: The family of Paul Anaya and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is requesting the public's help in locating him.

On August 13, 2016, Mr. Anaya was last seen in the 600 block of North Cummings Street in Los Angeles. His family has not seen or heard from him and is extremely concerned for his welfare. Mr. Anaya is suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer's and is currently taking medication.

Mr. Anaya is described as a 76-year-old male Hispanic, balding with grey hair, brown eyes, and a grey beard. He stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 140 pounds. The description of Mr. Anaya's clothes are unknown.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Paul Anaya is asked to contact Detective Saiza, 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.