19-year-old autistic man reported missing

Gabriel Martinez, 19, is shown in an undated photo. He was last seen in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug, 1, 2015. (KABC)

A 19-year-old autistic man, who was last seen Saturday in Los Angeles, has been reported missing.

The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting the public's help to locate Gabriel Martinez. He was last seen around 7:40 p.m. in the 900 block of W. 84th Street.

Martinez's family is concerned because he is severely autistic and does not speak. He is described as a Hispanic man with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, white and green shorts and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective L. Saiza at (213) 996-1800 or (877) 527-3247. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-8477.
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