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Police Seek Help In Finding Man, 80, With Alzheimer’s

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(credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

(credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Los Angeles police Saturday sought the public’s help in finding a missing 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease who disappeared from a retirement home near Los Angeles City College.

Jae Soo Kim, who lives in the 4300 block of Lockwood Avenue, was last seen about 3:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

Kim is about 5 feet 10 inches and 150 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a blue jacket, tan pants, black slippers and prescription glasses.

Los Angeles police Sgt. Melvin Gamble said Kim has gone missing twice before.

Anyone with more information as to his whereabouts is asked to call Detective Rivas at (213) 484-3050 during weekday office hours, or (877) LAPD-24-7 anytime.

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