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News Release

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Media Relations

Missing 74-Year-Old Man NR17235dm


Mr. Clarence Ausby has been located and reunited with his family.

Los Angeles: The family of Clarence Ausby and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating him.

On August 13, 2017, around 7:00 a.m., Clarence was last seen at his place of residence in the 1000 block of South Orange Grove Avenue in the city of Los Angeles. He has not been seen or heard from since. Clarence has been diagnosed with dementia, and his family is extremely concerned for his safety.
Clarence is described as a 74-year-old male Black with grey hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. Clarence was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black pants, brown shoes, and a grey "Philadephia Eagles" baseball cap.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Clarence Ausby, please contact Detective A. Mercado, 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 Tipsters may also visit, 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.