UPDATE: Missing 33-year-old man with medical condition found in Long Beach

Editor’s note: Police said Thursday afternoon that Samath Peov was found.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 33-year-old man with a medical condition who went missing in Long Beach near Poly High School on Thursday.

Samath Peov was last seen at approximately 5:00 a.m. in the 500 block of E. Esther St. in Central Long Beach, the LBPD said.

Peov suffers from medical conditions and may become easily disorientated or confused, police said.

Police said he is known to leave his residence, but typically returns one to three hours later.

Peov is 5-foot-5, weighs 140 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes and scratches on his legs. He was wearing a black baseball hat with an unknown red logo, a dark-colored hoodie, a black shirt and dark jeans when he went missing, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the missing persons detail at 562-570-7246 or the police dispatch at 562-435-6711.

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Alena Maschke writes about all things business and beyond for the Long Beach Business Journal/Long Beach Post. Born and raised in Germany, she first fell in love with California during an exchange year at UCLA. After receiving her master's degree in journalism from Columbia University in 2017, she returned to the Golden State with an appetite for great stories, pupusas and the occasional Michelada.
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