UPDATE (12/21/17): Carmelo Beltran who was reported missing on December 14, 2017, was located alive in a neighboring county earlier today.
The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing adult. The missing person, 86-year-old Carmelo “Ricky” Beltran, was last seen in the evening of December 14, 2017, at his residence in the 800 block of Gardenia Avenue by a family member. This is the first time he’s ever walked away without returning home. The victim does not know his name and only speaks Spanish.
The victim is described as follows:
Name: Carmelo “Ricky” Beltran
Age: 83 years
Weight: 130 lbs.
Clothing: Brown pants, Navy Blue Shirt, Black Shoes, Grey Cap
Medical Alert: None
The Long Beach Police Department continues to search for the victim. Local hospitals and area law enforcement agencies have also been alerted. Anyone who sees the victim or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Long Beach Police Department at (562) 435-6711 or 9-1-1.