The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department issued an alert Saturday night seeking a despondent and potentially suicidal missing FBI agent who was last seen in the Verdugo Mountains area.
The Burbank Police Department and FBI are conducting a search, and he could be in the Toluca Lake, North Hollywood, Studio City or Sherman Oaks areas. He is also being sought by more than 40 LASD personnel from the Altadena, Montrose, Santa Clarita and Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Teams including reserve deputies and volunteer rescuers, Special Enforcement Bureau - Emergency Services Detail deputy paramedics, bloodhounds, and helicopter crew have been assisting in the search.
The 35-year-old white male is on foot and despondent, according to police. The man is from the 1700 block of Scott Road. His family last saw him at the residence on the previous evening.
Initial investigation revealed the 35-year-old male is despondent and possibly suicidal. Information indicates he left his residence on foot and may be in the area of the Verdugo Mountains.
There is a handgun unaccounted for from inside his residence.
There is no indication he is or has been involved in any criminal activity. The police department is concerned for his well-being.
The missing person is described as a white, male, adult, 6’0, 160 lbs., brown eyes, receding brown hair, wearing prescription glasses and unknown clothing.
Law enforcement personnel are actively searching for him in the hillside area. Please remain clear of the area to facilitate the ongoing search for this critical missing adult.
Any information regarding his whereabouts, please contact the Burbank Police Department, at 818-238-3000.