Plascencia Police officers
Plascencia Police officers. Photo courtesy of the department

Authorities sought the public’s help Wednesday to locate a 69-year-old man with diabetes who was last seen in Torrance.

Jesus Miranda Bucasas was last seen about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 25200 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Bucasas is Filipino, 5-feet-5-inches tall and weighs 173 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants and gray slippers.

Bucasas is also known to drive a white 2017 Toyota Camry with the California license plate 7UEU936, and may have been headed to a mall near his last known location or to the Seafood City Supermarket located at 131 W. Carson St.

Anyone with information on Bucasas’ 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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