Sheriff’s Department seeks public help finding missing diabetic man

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Friday asked for the public’s help locating a missing 51-year-old man with diabetes who was last seen in Lakewood.

Brook Cavanaugh Brent was last seen in Lakewood at about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a Sheriff’s Department statement.

Brent is Black. He’s 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighs 220 pounds, is bald and has brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black sweat pants, a gray shirt and black sweatshirt.

Brent has several tattoos, including the name “Theresa” tattooed on his right forearm and upper left arm, and a picture of Winnie the Pooh with the names “Alexus” and “Brook Jr.” around it on his left arm.

Anyone with information on Brent’s whereabouts can contact the LASD Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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