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News Release

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Media Relations

Missing Man in Need of Medication NR13070rf

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and family of a missing man are hoping for public assistance in efforts to locate the 53-year-old.

The missing man, Alan Stusser, was last seen two days ago around 7:30 a.m. at his residence in the 800 block of Poinsettia Place in Los Angeles. No one has heard from him since, and his family is extremely concerned for his welfare. Due to a mental condition, Stusser is in need of medication.

Stusser is described as a white male with grey hair and green eyes. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stusser is asked to contact LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detective Mercado at 213-996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls can be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. 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.