#CBSLAHelps: On Thursday, CBSLA is teaming up with the American Red Cross to raise money for victims of the Southern California firestorms. Donate now or text CBSLAHELPS to 75759 to learn more | Share Your Story

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are searching for a 25-year-old Argentinian man who disappeared earlier this week.

Juan Ortega, who was visiting the Los Angeles area, was last seen around 10 p.m. Wednesday at his friend’s home in the 100 block of 7th Street in Central Los Angeles.

Friends said he was going to meet an unknown person he met on a social networking website.

Ortega was described as Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt and dark blue jeans.

Anyone with information on Ortega’s whereabouts was asked to contact Det. Saiza of the LAPD Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

Plan Your Trip

Watch & Listen LIVE