With Increasing Rain, LAPD Steps Up Hunt For Missing Elderly Man

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — With rain for the past 24 hours, the LAPD is stepping up the hunt for a missing elderly man they worry may be out in the elements

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating 74-year-old Kenneth Morris who, they said, is also in need of ongoing medical care.

Morris was last seen around 1:30 p.m. on Friday leaving an adult health care facility in the 2300 block of West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles police said in a department statement.

Police said he was possibly wearing a gray hoodie, a blue shirt with “Pacific Sales” on the front, brown pants, and white shoes.

Morris is a black male with white hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs roughly 160 pounds.

Police said he is known to frequent fast-food restaurants, such as McDonalds, and to also walk to Westminster Presbyterian Church on West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Anyone with more information as to Morris’ whereabouts was asked to call LAPD’s Olympic Division at (213) 382-9102 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 during non-business hours.


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