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News Release

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Media Relations

76-year old Man Missing

Los Angeles: A local family is asking for the public's help in searching for a 76-year-old man whose been missing since October 22, 2006.

Around 6:30 a.m., 76-year old Romero Edward Arcieniega Romero walked away from a retirement home located in the 7700 block of Woodman Avenue and haven’t been seen since.

"The missing man is blind in one eye with impaired hearing, and has wandered off before" said Officer Antonio Medina.

Mr. Romero is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds, and has gray hair and brown eyes. It is unknown what type of clothing he was wearing.

A Photo is available through LAPD Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information is asked to call Missing Persons Unit Detective Brue Kuehl or Officer Antonio Medina at 213-485-5381.