COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — City officials Thursday are expected to announce a reward to help find an aspiring 29-year-old video producer who disappeared several months ago.
Around 4 p.m. on Feb. 16, Raymond Tremaine Collins — an African American man who is known as “Ray Rich” — was last seen by his family leaving his residence in the City of Chino.READ MORE: Orange County Qualifies To Move Into Least-Restrictive Yellow Tier
Collins was last seen wearing dark pants and an unknown colored shirt.
Officials said Collins was on his way to the Compton area to meet with a friend to discuss filming a music video that was scheduled for the following day.
Around 2 a.m. on Feb. 16, he was seen leaving the area of Alondra Boulevard and Dwight Avenue in his dark grey Toyota Camry.READ MORE: Police Identify Homeless Man Arrested In Palisades Fire
One hour later, witnesses reported an African American man exited Collins’ vehicle, and walked east on Raymond Street from the area.
Family and friends said they have not heard or seen from Collins since that day. Police added there has been no activity on his social media accounts.
Detectives described Collins as a man who stands 5-feet-11 tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes, a mustache and a goatee.
Collins also has several tattoos that read “Blessed” on the left side of his neck, “Ray” on his right knuckles, “Rich” on his left knuckles, and “Annie” on his left forearm.MORE NEWS: 'Midnight Run,' 'Beethoven' Star Charles Grodin Dies At 86
Officials will offer the reward during a press conference at 1 p.m. on the steps of Compton City Hall.