Authorities sought the public’s help Thursday to find a man who uses a wheelchair who has been missing since September from the Pico-Union area near downtown Los Angeles.

Samuel Michael McLaurin, 32, was last seen in the 1100 block of South Alvarado Street in September of 2021, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

“His family is concerned for his safety,” police said in a statement. “Samuel is paralyzed on the right side of his body, is confined to a wheelchair, and has a speech impediment.”

McLaurin is Black, 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighs 170 pounds, and has black hair and eyes.

Anyone knowing his whereabouts was urged to call police at 213-486-0260; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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