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Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Los Angeles:   The family of Krikor Achekian and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating Achekian.

On August 29, 2013, around 10:45 a.m., Achekian was last seen in the front of the residence located in the 17700 block of Arminta St in Reseda.  Achekian walk away from the location and has not been seen or heard from since. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare because he has the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s.

Achekian is described as a 58-year-old Middle Eastern male with brown hair, brown eyes.  He is 5 feet 6 inch tall and weighs about 150 pounds.  He was wearing a blue and khaki horizontal striped polo shirt with a green khaki style shorts and black sandals.

Anyone with information on Achekian’s whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Missing Persons Unit 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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