Authorities Search For Missing 25-Year-Old Argentinian Man

LOS ANGELES ( — 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.


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