Missing Man

LOS ANGELES   - Sheriff's detectives asked for public assistance today to find a 47-year-old man who went missing in Los Angeles.

Alsides Noe Sandoval, who is also known as Noah Medina, was last seen

around 1 p.m. on July 31 in the 11600 block of Western Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

He may have been headed for Venice or Santa Monica beach, the LASD reported.

Sandoval is Hispanic, stands 5-feet-9 inches tall and weighs an estimated 203 pounds. He has long brown hair, brown eyes and a beard, the LASD reported.

He was last seen wearing a gray jacket and red/white pants, and has ``NTW DEU 18 19'' tattoos on his neck.

Anyone who has information on his whereabouts was asked to call the

LASD's Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime

Stoppers at 800-222-8477.