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News Release

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Media Relations

80-Year-Old Missing Male Adult NR16243dm

Mission Hills: The family of Earl Hawkins and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is requesting the public's help in locating him.

Mr. Hawkins was last seen on August 5, 2016, around 2.30p.m, in the 14600 block of Chatsworth Street in Mission Hills. His family is extremely concerned that he has not been located. Mr. Hawkins suffers from dementia and is on numerous medications.

Mr. Hawkins is described as an 80-year-old White male. He is bald, stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue color shirt, khaki pants, and black shoes. He possibly could be wearing a baseball style cap with the Green Bay Packers football team logo on the front.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Earl Hawkins is asked to contact Lieutenant Bill Heard, LAPD Mission Division, at (818) 838-9800. 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.