Long Beach police Tuesday sought public help to find a 78-year-old man with unspecified medical problems who went missing from his home and may be disoriented.

Jose Villareal was last seen by a caregiver on Monday about 7 p.m. at his residence in the 5600 block of Orange Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

“It is believed that Villareal wandered off northbound Orange Avenue to an unknown destination,” according to a police statement that says he formerly lived in Santa Ana.

Villareal is Hispanic, 6-foot-1 and 180 pounds, with black hair and eyes. He was wearing a gray-and-white striped shirt, brown khaki pants, and blue shoes when last seen.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts was urged to call 562-570-7246, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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