88-year old Pinoy missing in California

By Balitang America staff

Posted at Jan 16 2014 09:32 AM | Updated as of Jan 16 2014 05:32 PM

REDWOOD CITY, California – Local police are searching for a missing 88-year old Filipino man in Buena Park.

The Governor’s Office has issued a silver alert for Justino Daguro Fernando who has been missing since New Year’s Day.

Police said Fernando, who takes blood pressure and thyroid medication, would usually walk around the Western, Orangethorpe, and Knott avenues collecting recyclables.

Fernando is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, and was wearing a dark blue shirt, dark jacket, with cream-colored pants and black shoes when he was last seen on January 1.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Buena Park Police Department at (714) 562-3602