Man diagnosed with dementia missing in Palmdale

A 65-year-old Palmdale man who suffers from dementia remained missing on Sunday, and sheriff's detectives asked for public help to find the man.

Jesse Huerta was last seen at 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 38300 block of 20th Street East, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Huerta is Hispanic, 5-feet-9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds with gray and black hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing black sweat pants and black shoes with red trim, a deputy said.

Anyone with information about Huerta's whereabouts was asked to call the sheriff's Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500.

Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.