Police Seek Public’s Help in Finding Missing Man, 65

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Sixty-five-year-old Jerome Lawrence Bias was last seen walking away from a hospital in the 1200 block of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, police said.

Los Angeles police on Sunday were asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man who suffers from dementia, officials said.

Jerome Lawrence Bias, 65, was in the 300 block of South Figueroa Street about 4 a.m. when he complained of a medical condition, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

He was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics to a hospital in the 1200 block of Wilshire Boulevard, where he advised the medical staff that his last name was Kennedy, the release said. He was last seen about 5 a.m. leaving the hospital.

Bias’ family is extremely concerned for his welfare, authorities said.

He is described as a white male with gray hair, brown eyes, a slim build and a light complexion. He is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 155 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jean shorts and black sandals.

Anyone with information regarding Bias’ whereabouts is asked to call the LAPD’s Central Division at 213-972-1298, or 877-527-3247 during non-business hours. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477, text the letters “LAPD” and a tip to 274637, or visit LAPDonline.org.

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