A 41-year-old Compton man with a diminished mental capacity went missing Monday.
Van Brito Morales was last seen about 1:30 p.m. near his residence in the 700 block of South Bradfield Avenue, north of Alondra Boulevard, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Morales is Pacific Islander, 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 440 pounds with black hair. He was last seen wearing a purple shirt with a tear on the back, blue pants and black shoes, Koerner said.
Anyone with information on Morales’ whereabouts was asked to call the sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500.
Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or online at lacrimestoppers.org.
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