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Saturday, March 25, 2017

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72-Year-Old Missing Male Adult NR17086ti

Marina Del Rey City: The family of John Wayne Nicolos and Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Division are asking for the public's help in locating him.

John was last seen on March 21, 2017, around 1:00 p.m., at the 4700 block of Admiralty Way. He has not been seen or heard from since and his family is extremely concerned for his safety because he suffers from dementia and emphysema.

John Nicolos is described as a 72-year-old male White with brown hair and blue eyes. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds. He was wearing a light top and dark pants and was last seen enroute to Culver City driving a 2011 Silver Toyota Yaris, California License plate 6SCB736.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of John Nicolos, please contact Pacific detectives, at (310) 482-6313 or (310) 482-6372. 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 L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.