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News Release

Tuesday, May 2, 2000

Media Relations

Family Seeks the Public's Assistance in Finding Missing Elderly Person

Los Angeles - The family of Charles Dickson (adult missing person) and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public's assistance in locating the above missing person.

Mr. Charles Dickson, was last seen on April 29, 2000 at approximately 9:30 a.m., when he walked away from his residence located in the 5000 block of Brynhurst Avenue, in the city of Los Angeles. Mr. Dickson is a male African-American with gray hair, brown eyes, is 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 lbs. Mr. Dickson was last seen wearing a tan trench coat, white knit cap, white dress shirt, dark slacks and black shoes.

The family of Mr. Dickson has advised that he has short-term memory loss and may not remember where he lives.

Please refer anyone with information regarding Mr. Dickson's whereabouts to the Los Angels Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 213-485-5381.

Members of the press with questions or in need of photos are directed to contact Mr. Dickson's caretaker Alma Farrell at 323-294-8351.