WEST VALINDA (CBSLA.com) — Sheriff’s deputies sought the public’s help Wednesday to locate an 83-year-old man who has been reported missing in West Valinda.

Jose Bonerges Perez was last seen around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, walking away from his home located in the 1000 block of Edanruth Avenue.

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Perez suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. His family is very concerned and is asking for the public’s assistance in locating him.

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Detectives described Perez as a man who has gray hair and brown eyes. He stands 5-foot-5 tall and weighs 168 pounds.

Perez was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue shorts.

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Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts has been urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (323) 890-5500.