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Friday, January 8, 2016

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January 10, 2016

On January 9, 2016, Mr. Gomez was found and reunited with his family.

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sticker that is located on the rear window of Mr. Gomez's vehicle.

Los Angeles: The family of Apolonio Gomez and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating him.

Mr. Gomez was last seen on January 6, 2016, around 6:00 p.m., in the 5500 block of Marmion Way in the City of Los Angeles. He was driving a 2013 Honda Accord, silver in color with license plate 6YGH760. Mr. Gomez suffers from Alzheimer's disease and is in need of medical care. His family is extremely concerned that he has not been located.

Mr. Gomez is described as a 91-year-old male Hispanic with gray hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 135 pounds. Mr. Gomez was last seen wearing a blue polo shirt, grey jeans, grey and black tennis shoes and a black jacket. Mr. Gomez also wears prescription glasses.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Apolonio Gomez is asked to contact Detective L. Saiza, LAPD Missing Persons 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 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.