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Thursday, June 25, 2015

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64-Year-Old Critical Missing Elderly Man NR15223mjl

April 27, 2016

On July 28, 2015, Mr Arancibia was located by the Barstow Police Department in good health, and re-united with his family.

Los Angeles:
The family of Hugo Arancibia and the Los Angeles Police Department request the public's assistance in locating the 64-year-old Los Angeles resident.

Mr. Arancibia was last seen on June 24, 2015, around 6:30 p.m. at his residence in the 1600 block of Vermont Avenue in the City of Los Angeles. Mr. Arancibia is diagnosed with dementia and has not been seen or heard from since he left his residence. His family is concerned for his welfare.

Hugo Arancibia, is described as a 64-year-old Male Hispanic with brown hair, brown eyes, "5'5", and weighs approximately 142 pounds. He was last seen wearing a yellow shirt, black sweat pants and black shoes. Mr. Arancibia also has an indentation to the left side of head.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Missing Persons Unit, Detective Saiza: (213) 996-1800. 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 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipster 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.