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Monday, November 21, 2011

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36-year-old Missing Man NR11540bb

Los Angeles:  The family of Jason Freeborn and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public’s help in locating Freeborn, a missing person from Bakersfield, California.

Freeborn was last seen on November 17, 2011, at around 8:06 a.m., on the northbound 405 freeway, south of Burbank Boulevard.   Freeborn exited a vehicle while on the freeway and ran away.  A 9-1-1 call was placed by an occupant in Freeborn’s vehicle immediately after he ran. Officers from the California Highway Patrol responded and were unable to locate Freeborn, who is considered an AT RISK schizophrenic.  

Freeborn is described as a 36-year-old White male with black hair, black goatee, brown eyes, stands about 6 feet tall and weighs 240 pounds.  Freeborn was last seen wearing a black sweat shirt, grey shorts and black mid top tennis shoes.  

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Castillo is asked to LAPD Missing Persons Unit at 213-996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477).  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.