LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Wednesday asked for the public’s help in locating a missing man who suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Richard John Aflleje, 68, was last seen at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

His family discovered that he was missing from his home in the area of 53rd Street and Olive Avenue just before 6 a.m., police said.

Aflleje, who is undergoing dialysis, speaks both English and Tagalog.

He was described as being of Pacific Islander decent. He’s 5 feet 6 inches tall, 130 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a yellow Lakers shirt and black Dickies pants and his left arm has an implanted heplock for dialysis.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the Long Beach Police Department at (562)435-6711.


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