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Monday, May 20, 2019

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Critical Missing 71-Year-Old Male NR19133rc

Update
On May 18, 2019, Mr. Chavez was found in the Hollenbeck area and in good health.

Los Angeles: The family of Fernando Cruz Chavez and detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Person's Unit are asking for the public's help in locating him.
Fernando was last seen on May 17, 2019, around 2:30 p.m., by staff at the adult living facility where he resides. The facility is in the 5100 block of Sunset Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles. Fernando suffers from Dementia and requires dialysis treatment. His family is very concerned for his safety.

Fernando is described as a 71-year-old male Hispanic with gray hair and brown eyes. He stands
5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black San Francisco baseball cap, "Bear logo" black jacket, white shirt, black pants and black shoes.


Fernando Cruz Chavez

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Fernando Cruz Chavez, please contact Missing Person's Unit Detectives at (213) 996-1880. 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 online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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