A 63 year-old man who authorities say is diabetic, suffers from dementia and is 80% blind was reported missing Thursday after he was last seen in Covina.
Antonio Ortega was last seen at 12:40 a.m. Wednesday on the 21000 block of East Covina Boulevard, said Deputy Brenda Serna of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Ortega is Latino, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 200 pounds and has brown eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue shorts and black sandals.
Authorities say Ortega is also dependent on medication.
Anyone with information about Ortega or knows of his whereabouts was asked to call the Sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.