UPDATE: Police ask for public’s help finding man, 85, who suffers from medical conditions

Editor’s note: Police said Tuesday that Pedro Vital was located unharmed Monday around 4 p.m. at a relative’s house in the city of Carson.

Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 85-year-old man who suffers from a medical condition and may become easily disoriented.

Pedro Vital was last seen at about 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at his residence in the 600 block of West Hill Street in Long Beach. He left on foot in an unknown direction, police said.

He also does not have his required medication.

Police described him as a Hispanic male, 5-foot-7, 170 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a purple checkered shirt, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this missing person is urged to call the LBPD 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), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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