Update 1/8/2021 at 2:30 p.m.:
On Jan. 8, 2021 at approximately 1:15 p.m., critical missing person, Lester Jackson, was located unharmed by a Good Samaritan in the City of Long Beach. The Good Samaritan transported Jackson to a nearby police station and officers were able to reunite him with family.
Original News Release Published 1/8/2021 at 9:00 a.m.:
The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 76-year-old critical missing person, Lester Jackson, who was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Jackson was last seen traveling on-foot near the 1500 block of Daisy Avenue. Jackson suffers from medical conditions and may become easily disoriented. His destination is unknown, and he is new to the Long Beach area.
The critical missing person is described as follows:
Weight: 155 lbs
Hair: Black and gray hair
Clothing: Black “LA” hat, red windbreaker, blue t-shirt with clear jewels, black thermal undershirt, black jeans
Medical Alerts: Has medical conditions and may become easily disoriented
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.