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Monday, January 23, 2017

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76-Year-Old Missing Man NR17026ne

Los Angeles: The family of Jorge Mejia and the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood Detectives are asking for the public's assistance in locating him.

Jorge was last seen on January 20, 2017, in the 6100 block of Vineland Avenue in the city of North Hollywood. Jorge suffers from Alzheimer's disease and dementia. His is family is concerned for his safety.

Jorge is described as a 76-year-old male Hispanic with gray hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 110 pounds. Jorge was last seen wearing a light blue sweater and brown pants.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jorge Mejia, please contact North Hollywood Watch Commander at (818) 754-8410. 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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