A 39-year-old man who suffers from schizophrenia and has made suicidal statements was missing Wednesday morning after last being seen in Lancaster.

Edgar Padilla Vasquez was last seen in the 42000 block of 23rd Street West about 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Vasquez is Hispanic, 5 fee 9, 180 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a gray shirt and dark blue pants, the department said.

Anyone with information on Vasquez’s 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 submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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