UPDATE | A 73-year-old man who recently moved to a living facility in Long Beach was found Wednesday afternoon after he was reported missing on Sunday, authorities said.
Authorities did not say where Larry Ray Ely was found.
PREVIOUSLY: Long Beach Man, 73, Missing After Walking Away from Assisted Living Facility
5/15/18 at 3:04PM | A 73-year-old man who recently moved to an assisted living facility in Long Beach days ago has been reported missing and may be headed to the city of Lomita where he previously lived, authorities said.
Larry Ray Ely was last seen Sunday, May 13 walking south on Magnolia Avenue at about 5:00PM, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
He may be trying to find his way back to the city of Lomita, where he previously lived, via public transportation, according to officials. Ely had only been living at the Long Beach facility for two days.
Officials said Ely may become disoriented and hyper manic without his medication, which he takes daily.
He is described as a white male, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark blue T-shirt, green pants, socks and no shoes.
Anyone with information is urged to call the LBPD Missing Persons Detail at (562) 570-7246 or police dispatch at (562) 435-6711.
Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.
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