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News Release

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Media Relations

Missing 74-Year-Old Man NR10167ah

On March 31, 2010, missing person Marcelino Martinez was located in good condition at Harbor UCLA.

Los Angeles:
Los Angeles police and a local family are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing elderly man who was last seen on March 15, 2010.

The family of 74-year-old Marcelino Martinez says he was last seen near his home around 11 a.m in the 900 block of West 50th Street in Los Angeles.  Martinez often gets confused and forget things.

Martinez is described as a Hispanic man with gray hair and brown eyes.  He stands about 5 feet tall, weighs about 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a light blue jacket, dark blue pants and green/grey sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Martinez is urged to call Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Person Unit at 213-996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to 1 -877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637.