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News Release

Friday, May 13, 2016

Media Relations

85-Year-Old Missing Man NR16165rh

Los Angeles: The family of Johnnie Harrison and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help to find him.

On May 11, 2016, around 3 p.m., Mr. Harrison was last seen in the 6000 block of Vermont Avenue, in the City of Los Angeles. He suffers from Alzheimer's and takes medication. His family is extremely concerned for his welfare.

Mr. Johnnie Harrison is described as a male Black with black/gray hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 11 inches tall, and weighs around 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark blue Pepsi cap, blue and white striped shirt, light blue jeans and black shoes.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Johnnie Harrison, please contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective K. Thomas 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.