92-Year-Old Missing Man NR14183rh

May 9, 2014

Los Angeles:  The family of Robert Iwanabe and the Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Division are asking for the public’s help to locate Mr. Iwanabe.

On May 9, 2014, around 10:30 a.m., Mr. Iwanabe left his residence in the 500 block of N. La Brea, in the City of Los Angeles. He was last seen walking southbound on La Brea Avenue toward Beverly Boulevard.  Iwanabe suffers from dementia, has a feeding tube, and is a fall risk.

Robert Iwanabe is described as a 92-year-old male Asian with grey hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, and weighs around 86 pounds.  He was last seen wearing khaki pants, green t-shirt and possible black jacket.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Robert Iwanabe, please contact Wilshire Division at (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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.