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August 7, 2022

Van Nuys: The family of Varouj, Dersarkissian and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

Dersarkissian was last seen on August 2, 2022, around 11 p.m., near the 15100 Vanowen Street. He hasn’t been seen since and his family is concerned since he suffers from severe dementia.

Dersarkissian is described as a 73-year-old male White with gray hair (balding) and black eyes. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 300 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Varouj, Dersarkissian please contact Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, at (213) 996-1800.

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.