UPDATE: Missing 74-year-old man found safe

Editor’s note: Los Angeles Police Department officers found Morgan unharmed on Saturday, June 18 at around 7:45 p.m., and he was returned safely to his care facility, the LBPD said on Sunday, June 19.

Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help locating a 74-year-old man with medical conditions who went missing from a care facility in the Wrigley neighborhood area near Veterans Park.

Thomas Edward Morgan was last seen near the smoking area of the care facility where he resides at around 4 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of Cedar Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Morgan is known to wander off and suffers from medical conditions that may lead him to become disoriented, according to the LBPD. His destination is not known and he does not have a car or cellphone, authorities said.

Morgan is Black, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a maroon jumpsuit, authorities said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the missing persons detail at 562-570-7246 or police dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anonymous tips can be phoned into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Fernando Haro is the Long Beach Post's breaking news and public safety reporter.