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News Release

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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74-Year-Old Critical Missing Man NR14084an

February 26, 2014                                                                                                    NR14084an-rf


Missing person Thomas Stinson was located in good condition early this morning around

12:45 a.m. at a nearby restaurant.  He has been reunited with his family.

Topanga, Los Angeles:
   The family of Thomas Stinson and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Topanga Division are asking for the public’s help to locate Thomas.

On February 25, 2014, around 6:00 p.m., Thomas was last seen taking a walk from the family residence in the 7300 block of Casaba Street in the Topanga area of Los Angeles.  Thomas walked away from the location and has not been seen or heard from since. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare because he suffers from dementia and Alzheimers.

Thomas is described as a 74-year-old Caucasian male with gray hair and he stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 175 pounds and wears glasses.  He was last seen wearing a blue long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and a grey baseball cap.

Anyone with information on Sunay’s whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Topanga Division at (818) 756-4800.  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.