Police ask for help finding missing 26-year-old man with medical condition

Davontay Marquise Clark, 26, a man with medical conditions, has gone missing again, and Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help to find him.

Clark was last seen by a family member at his residence at Third Street near Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Long Beach, according to police.

When he went missing in August 2020, police also described him as having moderate to severe autism. He again had gone missing in December. Police say Clark may easily become disoriented and is mute.

He left on foot in an unknown direction and could possibly be heading to San Pedro, police said. The last time he went missing in February, Clark was found in the city of Torrance.

Clark is described as Black, 5-foot-8, weighing 162 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a brown T-shirt and brown sweatpants.

Anyone with information regarding this missing person is urged to call the Long Beach Police Department Missing Persons Detail at 562-570-7246 or Police Dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may submit a tip through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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Crystal Niebla is the West Long Beach reporter through the Report for America program. Philanthropic organizations pledged to cover the local donor portion of her grant-funded position with the Post. If you want to support Crystal's work, you can donate to her Report For America position at lbpost.com/support.