UPDATE: Missing man located in San Pedro

UPDATE | Long Beach police announced shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday that Davontay Clark has been located unharmed at a medical center in San Pedro.

“We thank the Long Beach community for their assistance in locating Davontay by sharing this release and calling our department with information that aided the investigation,” police said.

PREVIOUSLY: Police ask for help finding missing man who is nonverbal

12/2/2020 at 10:52 a.m. | Officials are urgently asking for the public’s help in finding a 25-year-old man who may easily become disoriented and is nonverbal.

A family member last saw Davontay Marquise Clark at his home in the 600 block of W. Third Street in Long Beach on Tuesday at about 10:30 a.m. before he left on foot.

Clark has gone missing before and last time was located in San Pedro, police said.

He is described as Black, 5-foot-9-inches tall, 170 pounds with black hair, a goatee and brown eyes. He was wearing a black T-shirt or possibly polo-type shirt, dark-colored pants and tan Timberland boots.

Police ask that anyone with information about Clark call missing persons investigators at 562-570-7246 or police dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous may submit a tip by calling 1-800-222-8477 or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

Davontay Marquise Clark. Courtesy Long Beach Police Department.

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Valerie Osier is the Social Media & Newsletter Manager for the Long Beach Post. She started at the Post in 2018 as a breaking news reporter. She’s a Riverside native who found her love for journalism while at community college. She graduated from the Cal State Long Beach journalism program in 2017 and covered the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Daily Breeze prior to coming to the Post. She lives in Long Beach with her husband and two cats.