A 60-year-old blind man was missing Tuesday morning in Compton.

Van R. Smith was last seen at 6 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Stockwell Street and Wilmington Avenue, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Smith is black, 5 feet 9, 180 pounds, with short black and gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a navy blue corduroy jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans and white and black Nike shoes, Koerner said.

Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts was urged to call Detective Matthew Pereida of the sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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