NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA — Authorities are asking for help finding a 27-year-old man missing since Friday when he was last seen in North Hollywood.
Deandre Wayne Hooper was last seen near the North Hollywood Recreation Center at the 5300 block of Lankershim Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Detectives said they have reason to be concerned about his well-being. He may be headed to the Venice boardwalk, authorities said.
Hooper, is also known by the nickname “Dre.” He is Black, 6-feet-2 inches tall and weighs 265 pounds, with short curly black hair, hazel eyes, a stud piercing in his nose, a tattoo of the word “love” on his right hand and another of the word ” Callie” above his right eye. He was last seen wearing a black Lakers hat, dark blue short- sleeve shirt, gray shorts, white socks, black shoes and a black watch.
Anyone with information on Hooper’s whereabouts can contact the LASD Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.
City News Service contributed to this report.