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Thursday, April 1, 2021
Man With Schizophrenia, Diabetes Goes Missing in Altadena
Sheriff’s officials asked for the public’s help Thursday in finding a 61-year-old man suffering from schizophrenia and diabetes who went missing in Altadena earlier this week.
Michael Coker was last seen at about 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 30 in the 2600 block of North Lincoln Avenue, north of Mountain View Street, according to Deputy Miguel Meza of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau.
“His family is concerned for his well-being and asking for the public’s help,” Meza said in a written statement. “The missing person suffers from schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes.”
Coker was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue jacket and white tennis shoes, the deputy added.
Anyone with information was urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau — Missing Persons Unit at (323) 890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.