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*Update* #LASD At-Risk Missing Person, Foster Madison is Found, Lancaster

Deputy personnel from Lancaster Sheriff’s Station responded to the parking lot located at the 43100 block of 15th Street West, Lancaster, on Monday, January 8, 2018, at approximately 7:00 a.m. A concerned security officer notified personnel of a disoriented man looking into parked vehicles.

The deputies contacted the man and discovered he was Mr. Foster Ellsworth Madison, the 70 year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer’s and had been missing since Sunday, January 7, 2018.  As a precautionary measure the deputies called paramedics to check on his well-being, as he was missing for approximately 24 hours. 
 
Mr. Madison was deemed in good condition and was transported home by deputies where he was reunited with family. 

A special thank you to the diligent security officer for his assistance in locating Mr. Madison.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau, Missing Persons Unit at (323) 890-5500.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the "P3 MOBILE APP" on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Guillermina Saldana, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Detail detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Foster Ellsworth Madison, a 70 year-old, Black male, who was last seen walking away from his home on the 1300 block of Camran Avenue, in the City of Lancaster, on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 7:00 a.m.

Mr.  Madison is described as 5’08”, 190 lbs., with gray hair, brown eyes, and wears glasses.  He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, black pants, and black tennis shoes.
 
Mr. Madison suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and his family is very concerned about him.   
 
Anyone with information, is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Missing Persons Unit, Sergeant Nunez or Detective Abraham at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
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