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News Release

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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68-Year-Old David Penton Has Been Missing Since May 3rd

Los Angeles: The family and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate Mr. David Penton.

David Penton was last seen on May 3, 2008, at 1500 W. Vernon Avenue in South Los Angeles, during the grand opening of the family’s business. Mr. Peton has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and is need of medication.

Mr. Penton is described as a 68-year-old male, Black with a white beard, black hair, brown eyes, 5’9”, and weighs approximately 135 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue and white checkered shirt, light blue jeans, black shoes, a white hat and eyeglasses.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of David Penton, please contact Detective Kwock, Missing Persons Unit at 213-485-5381. After hours and on weekends, please call the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).