Money alert issued for local artist Billy Al Bengston, 87, last seen early Sunday morning – CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Authorities on Sunday issued a money alert for local artist Billy Bengston who was last Sunday around 6 a.m. near the 100 block of Mildred Street in Los Angeles.
The 87-year-old man suffers from a moderate case of dementia, according to the LAPD alert.
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Bengston is described as being 5 feet 11 inches and 170 pounds. He has gray hair, blue eyes and is said to have worn orange pants, a fedora and an unknown shirt.
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He is believed to be driving a white 2018 Toyota Rav4 with the license plate 8CMJ844 and a large black sticker on the hood of the vehicle.
Bengston, who lives and works in Venice, is a contemporary American artist whose work is housed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, the Los Angeles County Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Art Institute in Chicago, among others. .
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Authorities are urging anyone who may have information about his whereabouts or have seen him to call the LAPD Pacific Division at 310-482-6334.
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– LAPD PIO (@LAPDPIO) November 29, 2021