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Thursday, July 26, 2012

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Los Angeles:   The family of Jonathan Hardin and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate him.

On July 24, 2012, around 7 a.m., Hardin was last seen at his residence in the 20 block of Ironside Street in Los Angeles.  His family is very concerned for his wellbeing as he suffers from depression and may be suicidal.

Hardin is a 52-year-old male White, grey hair, hazel eyes, 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds.  He drives a 2001 Volkswagen Passat, 4-door, California License Plate 4PEY271.

If you have seen, or have any information on the whereabouts of Hardin, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit, Detective Alma Mercado at 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).  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, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”