Authorities circulated a photo Saturday of a 74-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes who went missing in Carson.
Daniel Peter Chavez, who also has high blood pressure and heart issues, was last seen around 7:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of South Figueroa and West Carson streets, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Chavez, who uses a silver walker, may have been headed to the 6500 block of West Boulevard in Los Angeles or to the Redondo Beach Pier.
He was described as a 5-feet-9-inch tall Latino man with gray hair, brown eyes, a moustache and two missing fingers from his right hand.
He was last seen wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jeans, black shoes and a black bracelet with his name on it.
The sheriff’s Missing Persons Unit urged anyone with information regarding Chavez’s whereabouts to call them at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.