LASD, rescue team launch search after hiker goes missing in Altadena area

Monday, July 3, 2023
LASD, rescue team launch search after hiker goes missing in Altadena
A 65-year-old man went missing while hiking in the Altadena area, prompting sheriff's officials to ask the public for help in finding him.

ALTADENA, Calif. (CNS) -- A 65-year-old man went missing while hiking in the Altadena area, prompting authorities to ask the public for help in finding him.

Albert Zisook was last seen around 6 a.m. Saturday near Chaney Trail and Alta Loma Drive in Altadena, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Zisook is described as being 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 165 pounds. He has gray hair, blue eyes and wears glasses, the Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts was asked to contact the LASD's missing persons unit at (323) 890-5500, the sheriff's Altadena station at (626) 798-1131 or the Los Angeles Police Department at (310) 444-0701. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.