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News Release

Thursday, June 1, 2006

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92 Year-Old Man Missing

UPDATE: **Pedro Velarde Batle has been located and is in good health. He was found on May 22, 2006.**

Los Angeles:
The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Mr. Pedro Velarde Batle, a 92-year-old man, who was last seen on May 22, 2006.

On Monday, May 22, 2006, at about 1:00 p.m., Mr. Batle was seen leaving his residence on the 800 block of Oxford Avenue, in Los Angeles. Mr. Batle is Filipino with gray hair, brown eyes, 5'5" tall, and weighs about 120 pounds. He was wearing a gray shirt and black pants. His mental and physical conditions are described as good.

If you have seen or have any information about the whereabouts of Mr. Batle, please contact Missing Persons Unit Detective Bruce Kuehl or Officer Medina at 213-485-5381. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24 hours toll free number at 1-877-LAW FULL (1-877-529-3855).