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Thursday, January 7, 2010

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Topanga Division Detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding Santino Defelice.  Mr. Defelice has alzheimers and dementia and his mental condition is considered poor.

Mr. Defelice was last seen on January 7, 2010 at 10 a.m., at an adult daycare facility in the 20000 block of Saticoy Street in Winnetka.  He has not been seen or heard from since.

He is a male White, 60-years of age, gray hair, brown eyes, 5’6” in height, 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a dark fedora hat and a light sports coat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Topanga Division Watch Commander at 818-756-4800.   During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.