LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Authorities are searching for an 80-year-old man who has not been seen or heard from since Friday.

Rudolph Garcia was last seen near the 800 block of North Alta Vista Boulevard near Melrose Avenue.

Police say he may be in need of medical attention for an unspecified condition.

Garcia is described as male Hispanic with green eyes and salt and pepper hair. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 130-150 pounds.

Anyone with more information on his whereabouts is asked to call Detective Kristin Merrill at (213) 996-1800 during weekday office hours or (877) LAPD-24-7 anytime.

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  1. Loves all Grandpas says:

    awwww this is just a terrible story. He could be someones husband, grandfather, son, uncle, cousin. Someone must have seen this guy somewhere….

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