Police asked Monday for the public's help to find a 68-year-old man missing since May 3 from South Los Angeles.
David Penton was last seen at 1500 W. Vernon Ave. in South L.A. during the grand opening of a family friend's board and care facility, said Zina Moorhead-Stepter, Penton's daughter.
Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Sara Faden said Penton is a black man with a white beard, black hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 9 and weighs approximately 135 pounds. He last seen wearing a blue and white checkered shirt, light blue jeans, black shoes, a white hat and eyeglasses.
He suffers from Alzheimer's disease and requires medication, Faden said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Missing Persons Unit at (213) 485-5381 or 24-hour Detective Information Desk at (877) 529-3855.
-- Andrew Blankstein