LOCATED: LBPD seeks Community Help to Locate an At Risk Missing Person

Update 4/4/22 at 11:00 a.m.: On Apr. 4, 2022, at-risk missing person Edward Charles Willis was located at a local medical facility in Long Beach.

Original News Release 4/4/22 at 8:30 a.m.: LONG BEACH, CA – The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a 67-year-old at-risk missing person, Edward Charles Willis, who was last seen on Apr. 3, 2022, at approximately 2:07 p.m.

Willis was last seen shopping with his family and friends near the area of 4th Street and Long Beach Boulevard when he walked away from the area and became separated from his family. Willis resides in the City of Sylmar, is not familiar with Long Beach, and may be attempting to return to the Sylmar area. 

Missing person Edward Charles Willis suffers from a mental condition and may become disoriented.

At-risk missing person Edward Charles Willis is described as follows:

Age: 67-years-old
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 210
Hair: Gray
Eyes: Brown
Clothing: Red short-sleeve T-shirt, blue jeans, black slippers, glasses and a silver-colored watch on the left wrist.
Jewelry: Silver-colored wristwatch on left wrist.
Scars/Marks/Tattoos: No teeth and missing his dentures.
Medical Alerts: Suffers from a mental condition and may become 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.