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News Release

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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82-Year-old Los Angeles Man Missing NR14140SF

Los Angeles:  The family of James Williams and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to find Mr. Williams.

Mr. James Williams was last heard from on April 3, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., in the 9300 block Parmalee Avenue and possibly seen in the 2600 Block of Carson Street in the City of Lakewood around 10:45 a.m., on the same day.

Mr. Williams is described as an 82-year-old male Black, who is bald with brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a black coat, tan pants and a black shirt.

In addition, Mr. Williams often uses public transportation to get around.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of James Williams please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective K. Merrill 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 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.