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Friday, July 17, 2015

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65 Year-Old Man Reported Missing NR 15239lp

Los Angeles: The family of Galen Gregory Peoples and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Person's unit are asking for the public's help in locating the 65-year-old man who has been missing for a week.

On July 9, 2015 around 12:00 p.m., Mr. Peoples was last seen in the 5500 block of Kester Avenue. Mr. Peoples is reported to be in good mental condition but his family is concerned because they have not heard from him in a week.

Peoples is described as a male White with gray hair and blue eyes. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. Mr. Peoples wears glasses and was last seen driving a 2012 Honda, two door, dark gray, with California license plate number 7GFG759.

Anyone with information on Mr. Peoples' whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Missing Person's 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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.