A 40-year-old wheelchair bound man who suffers from multiple sclerosis and has difficulty speaking was missing Friday in Downey.

Jose Jorge Flores was last seen at 1 p.m. Thursday in the 7600 block of Imperial Highway, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Flores is Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs between 115 and 130 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and black and gray beard, the sheriff’s department said. He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt and black pants.

Anyone with information on Flores’ whereabouts was asked to call the sheriff’s Missing Person Detail at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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