Police Monday sought the public’s help in locating a 71-year-old man visiting from Mexico in need of medical attention who went missing in the Westlake district.
Victor Acosta, who is not familiar with the area, was last seen about 6 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of South Coronado Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, which reported that Acosta “is believed to need medical attention.”
No details were made available about his medical needs.
Acosta is Hispanic, 5-feet-5, about 170 pounds. He was wearing a tan shirt and black baseball cap when last seen.
Anyone with information regarding Acosta’s whereabouts was urged to call the LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at 213-996-1800 to speak with Detective Merrill.
After hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 877-LAPD-24-7. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or lacrimestoppers.org.
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