Authorities Need Help Locating Missing 74-year-old Lancaster Man

Authorities Need Help Locating Missing 74-year-old Lancaster Man


LANCASTER – A 74-year-old Lancaster man is missing and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department need the public’s help to locate him.

John Wayne Kolb was last heard from on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, when he spoke with family, who live out of town. Kolb lives in a home with a large lot on the 800 block of W Avenue K in the City of Lancaster. Kolb is American Indian, 5’9” tall, 175 pounds, and has brown with gray hair and brown eyes.

John Wayne Kolb is known to use his bicycle as transportation. Kolb’s family is very concerned and is also asking for the public’s help.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau, Missing Persons Detail, Sergeant Nunez or Detective Abraham at (323) 890-5500, If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website

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