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News Release

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Media Relations

Mentally Ill Missing Person Sought by Family

"Mentally Ill Missing Person Sought by Family"


Los Angeles- The Los Angeles Police Department and the family of Reda Sobhy Awad are requesting the public’s assistance in finding him.

Reda Sobhy Awad was last seen on October 8, 2004, in the driveway of his residence located in the 3200 block of Waverly Drive in Los Angeles. Awad's mental condition is described as poor; he has schizophrenia and takes medication daily.

Reda Sobhy Awad is described as being a 42 year-old male of Middle Eastern descent, 5’8, 185 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt and dark gray pants.

If you have seen or have any information regarding Reda Sobhy Awad immediately contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, at 213-485-5381, Officer Perez or Detective Mullins.

On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news advisory was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.