The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Thursday sought the public’s help to find a 72-year-old hiker who went missing near Mount Baldy.

Kwang Sun Kim was last seen Monday about 8 a.m. after saying he was going for a hike in the Mount Baldy area, according to Deputy Eric Ortiz of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Kim is Korean, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 130 pounds, with brown eyes and short black hair, Ortiz said.

Authorities circulated a photo of Kim and encouraged anyone with information to contact the sheriff’s Missing Persons Detail at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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