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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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29-Year-Old Critical Missing Man NR15248ml

Los Angeles: The Family of Oswald Puldon and the Los Angeles Police Department's Devonshire Division is asking for the public's help to locate the 29-year-old Northridge resident.

Mr. Puldon was last seen on July 20, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m., in the 10000 Block of Babbitt Avenue in Northridge. Mr. Puldon is diagnosed with schizophrenia and has the mental capacity of a 16 year old. His family is concerned for his welfare.

Oswald Puldon is described as a 29-years-old Male Hispanic with black hair, brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 270 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black Hawaiian shirt, blue jeans, and light gray tennis shoes.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Oswald Puldon, please contact Devonshire Area Detectives at (818) 832-0633. 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.