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News Release

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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Louis Anderson was found just after 5 p.m. this evening at a relative’s home in North Long Beach.  He is in good condition.

Los Angeles:   The family of Louis Anderson and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Harbor Division are asking for the public’s help to locate Anderson.

On July 24, 2012, around 11:00 a.m., Anderson, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, was last seen walking away from his residence in the 300 block of West Sepulveda Street in San Pedro. The LAPD’s Harbor Division conducted an exhaustive search of the area including the use of a bloodhound but were unable to locate him.

Anderson is a 73-year-old male Black, bald headed, with brown eyes, 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds.  Anderson was last seen wearing a brown Irish tam-o-shanter hat, brown horizontal pin striped shirt, dark grey “Dickies” pants and black sandals.

If you have seen, or have any information on the whereabouts of Louis Anderson, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department Harbor Division front desk at 310-726-7701.  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, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”