The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sought the public’s assistance Monday to locate a 69-year-old man who suffers from multiple serious medical conditions and who was last seen in Rosemead.

Nicolas Gallegos was last seen at about 5:10 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of San Gabriel Boulevard, according to an LASD statement.

Gallegos is Hispanic, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds, with graying hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue pants.

Gallegos suffers from schizophrenia, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease and cardiomyopathy, according to the sheriff’s department.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts was asked to contact the LASD 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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