A 76-year-old man with dementia and Alzheimer’s was reported missing in Bell Gardens Monday.
Emidio Espericueta was last seen about 11 a.m. near a convalescent center in the city, but his last approximate whereabouts were not known, according to the Bell Gardens Police Department.
Espericueta is 5-feet-5 inches tall with a slender build and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket and blue jeans.
Anyone with information on Espericueta’s whereabouts was asked to contact BGPD Detective Oertel at 562-806-7616. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.