Authorities Friday sought public help to find an 89-year-old man with dementia who went missing in La Mirada.
Paul Dennis Poirier was last seen on Thursday at 4 p.m. in the 14200 block of Gandesa Road, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Poirier is white, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighs 120 pounds, and has brown eyes and thin gray hair. He has a faded tattoo on his left arm. He was wearing a dark-blue jacket and blue jeans.
“Mr. Poirier suffers from dementia and is medication dependent,” the sheriff’s department said in a statement. “His family is concerned for his wellbeing and asking for the public’s help.”
Poirier is believed to be driving a dark-silver 2013 Ford Mustang, license number 6YXH284.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts was urged to call the sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.