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Monday, July 28, 2014

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74-year-old Man Missing NR14284JK

Los Angeles:  The family of Luren Lightburn and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate Mr. Lightburn.

On Sunday, July 27, 2014, at around 6:00 p.m., Mr. Lightburn left the 900 block of Crenshaw Boulevard in the city of Los Angeles. Mr. Lightburn suffers from Dementia and is in need of daily medication.  

Mr. Lightburn is described as a 74-year-old Black male with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, blue shirt and brown shorts.



If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Luren Lightburn, please contact Wilshire Watch Commander (213) 473-0476.  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 www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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