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News Release

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Media Relations

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Los Angeles:   The family of Farhoud Asgarifateh and the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley Area detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate Mr. Asgarifateh.

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, around 12 p.m., Mr. Asgarifateh was last seen at his residence located in the 5500 block of Yarmouth Avenue.  Mr. Asgarifateh has not been seen or heard from since.  His family is extremely concerned for this safety and welfare.  Mr. Asgarifateh is in need of medication.

Farhoud Asgarifateh is described as a 24-year-old Iranian male with brown hair and green eyes.  He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.  Mr. Asgarifateh might have a mustache and light beard.  He was last seen wearing a green shirt, grey pants and blue slippers.

Anyone with information on Farhoud Asgarifateh’s whereabouts is asked to contact West Valley Area watch commander at 818-374-7611.  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