A 78-year-old man who suffers from dementia and a heart condition went missing from his Lancaster home Monday, and authorities are seeking public help to find him.
Joe Frank Jackson, 78, was last seen near his home in the 42500 block of 65th Street West, near West Avenue L 8, at about 8:30 a.m., according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Jackson is described as white, 5-feet-10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with a bald head and some white hair, brown eyes, and a “JFJ” tattoo on his left arm, Ortiz said.
He was last seen wearing a yellow jacket, blue pants, and a “Seattle” hat, according to Ortiz.
Authorities circulated a photo of Jackson and encouraged anyone with information about the case to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Person Unit at 323-890-5500. Those who wish to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.