On December 14, 2018, around 11 p.m., Mr. Kim was found in
the Devonshire area by patrol officers and was reunited with his
family in good health.
Sherman Oaks: The family of James Kim and the Los
Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the
public’s help in locating him.
James was last seen on December 14, 2018, around 12:20 p.m.,
leaving Sherman Oaks Hospital in the 4900 block of Van Nuys
Boulevard. He currently resides in the 14000 block of Hubbard
Street, in the city of Sylmar, and may be trying to find his way
home. James does not have a cellphone or wallet, but was wearing a
hospital bracelet with his information when he left the hospital.
He suffers from Alzheimer’s and his family is concerned for his
described as an 84-year-old Korean male with gray hair and brown
eyes. He stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 121
pounds. James was last seen wearing a light grey, long sleeve,
hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants, and was wearing only
hospital issued beige socks without shoes.
If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts
of James Kim, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s
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 the
LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go
directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit
ww.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get
Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.