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News Release

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Media Relations

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Los Angeles:  The family of Eliseo Lorente and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are asking for the public’s help in finding the 72-year-old missing man.

Lorente was last seen on February 12, 2013 at his home in the 500 block of Edgeware Avenue, in the City of Los Angeles. He has gone missing in the past and was found at McArthur Park.  The family is extremely concerned for his safety.

Lorente is described as a male Hispanic with white hair and blue eyes.  He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.  Lorente was wearing a blue shirt, tan pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lorente is asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Saiza 213-996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls can be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.