LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 67-year-old man in an electric wheelchair.

Angel Benitez was last seen at his care facility near downtown Los Angeles about 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said Benitez may be headed to 1170 Logan Street in Echo Park and are concerned because he relies on a portable oxygen tank to assist him with his breathing.

Benitez is Hispanic male with mostly bald with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.

Anyone with information as to Benitez’ whereabouts is asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Rampart Division at (213) 484-3400 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 during non-business hours or on weekends.


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