LASD seeking public's help in locating at risk missing person


Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating James Thomas Wilson. He is a 47-year-old black male who was last seen leaving work in Long Beach on his way home to Compton, on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

Mr. Wilson is described as 6’03, 169 lbs., bald, brown eyes, and wears glasses.  He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt and tan pants.

He suffers from schizophrenia and is developmentally disabled.  Mr. Wilson is unable to care for himself. His friends and caregivers are very concerned and asking for the public’s assistance in locating him. 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Missing Persons Unit, Sergeant Nunez or Detective Abraham at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website

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