The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday sought the public’s help to locate a missing 30-year-old man diagnosed with schizophrenia who was last seen in Maywood.

Rene Perez was last seen at about 6 a.m. Monday in the 4400 block of 54th Street, near Atlantic Boulevard, according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Perez is Hispanic, 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds, with brown eyes, short black hair and unspecified tattoos on both arms. He was last seen wearing black basketball shorts, a gray short-sleeved shirt, white socks and slippers.

Anyone with information of Perez’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

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