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News Release

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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43-year-old Missing Man NR12518LG

November 15, 2012

Today, Mr. Johnson was located and reunited with his family.  He is in good health.

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

Johnson was last seen on October 27, 2012, around 8:00 p.m. at his residence in the 5000 block of 3rd Avenue in the City of Los Angeles.  Johnson left his residence and has not returned.  Johnson’s family is very concerned about his unexplained disappearance because he has never gone missing before.  Johnson’s family also stated that he suffers from diabetes and does not have his medication.
Johnson is described as a 43-year-old African American, with a clean shaven head, brown eyes, and a mustache.  He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 195 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Lamont Johnson, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit, Detective 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 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.