January 15, 2018
On January 10, 2018, Mekbib Begashaw was found safely and reunited
with his family members.
Los Angeles: The family of Mekbib Begashaw and the
Los Angeles Police Department’s
Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help in locating
On January 8, 2018, around 7 a.m., Mr. Begashaw was last seen in
the 3700 block of Chesapeake Avenue in the City of Los Angeles, and
has not been heard from since. His family is concerned for his
well-being and he has not been found .
Mr. Begashaw is described
as a 70-year-old, Black male with brown hair, brown eyes. He stands
5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds.
If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts
of Mekbib Begashaw, please contact Missing Persons Unit, at (213)
996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be
directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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
www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the
“Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly,
tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and
select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.