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News Release

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Media Relations

64-Year-Old Man Missing NR15268ne

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Devonshire Division is asking for the public's help in locating John Winfield.

Mr. John Winfield was last seen on August 7, 2015, around 10:30 a.m., in the 10200 block of Balboa Boulevard in Northridge. Mr. Winfield suffers from chronic kidney disease and requires dialysis.

Mr. Winfield is described as a male, Black, black hair, brown eyes, 5' 04" tall, weighing 175 pounds, and a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a flat brim hat, white T-shirt, black cargo pants and black army style boots.

He does hold a bus pass and may have gone to Hollywood to buy records.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of John Winfield, please contact Devonshire Area detectives at (818) 832-0633. 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.