The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday sought the public’s help to locate a missing 78-year-old man with severe dementia who was last seen in Lynwood.

Johnny Jones was last seen at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 4000 block of Lugo Avenue, between Atlantic Boulevard and Bullis Road, about five blocks north of the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway, according to the sheriff’s department,

Jones is Black, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and gray hair, and was last seen wearing a blue and gray striped shirt, red undershirt and green pants.

Anyone with information on Jones’ 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

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