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News Release

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Media Relations

41-Year-Old Missing Man NR10525gv


Loren John Nauta was last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, a blue Hawaiian print button down shirt with white flower patterns, dark green cargo pants and dirty white tennis shoes.  He was also wearing a black fanny pack.   The family also wants to express that Nauta has the mental capacity of a 6-year-old.  Nauta is from the Paso Robles area which is four hours north of Los Angeles and is unfamiliar with the Hollywood area.

Missing person’s family will handle all press contacts.  For the contact number please call LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nauta can also call LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detective Merrill at 213-996-1800

Los Angeles.  The family of Loren John Nauta and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are asking for the public’s help in finding the 41-year-old missing man.

Nauta was last seen at the farmers market in the area of Ivar Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles, he has not been seen or heard from since November 7, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.  The family is very concerned for his safety.

Nauta is described as a male Caucasian with brown hair and blue eyes.  He is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nauta is asked to call the Hollywood Area Watch Commander’s Office at 213-485-4302. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls can 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.