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News Release

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Media Relations

52-Year-Old Man Reported Missing NR 16011aj

Los Angeles: The family of Terry Nigale Benjamin and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating Mr. Benjamin.

Mr. Benjamin was last seen on January 4, 2016, in the 4100 block of Santo Tomas Drive, in the Southwest Area. His family is extremely concerned that he has not been located.

Mr. Benjamin is described as a 52-year-old male Black with black hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Terry Nigale Benjamin, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit Detective K. Thomas 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.