Long Beach Police seek public’s help locating 71-year-old critical missing person

The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 71-year-old critical missing person Michael Charles Polizzi, who was last seen on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at approximately 2:40 p.m.

Polizzi was last seen leaving a care facility, located in the 3200 block of E. Artesia Blvd., walking and using his wheelchair for balance. Polizzi has medical conditions that cause him to become lost and disoriented easily and requires 24-hour medical care and attention. Polizzi has difficulty walking, has difficulty with balance and difficulty breathing.

The critical missing person is described as follows:

Age: 71-years-old
Gender: Male
Race: White
Height: 5’06”
Weight: 153 lbs
Hair: Grey
Eyes: Brown
Clothing: Blk long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, wheel chair
Scars/Marks: None
Visible Dental Work: Upper dentures and missing lowers
Medical Alerts: Suffers from medical condition(s) and may become disoriented, difficulty walking, difficulty breathing

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.