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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Monday March 20th, 2017 :: 11:55 a.m. PDT


Palmdale Detectives Need Public’s Help in Finding a Missing Man

Palmdale Sheriff's station is seeking the public's assistance in locating Michael Patrick Flynn.   Mr. Flynn is described as a white male, approximately 5'4", 145 pounds, with sandy blonde hair and blue eyes.  He is 63 years old and has a very distinctive chipped front tooth. 
Mr. Flynn last spoke to family members on May 1, 2016, when he told them he would be hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains for a few days.   Mr. Flynn was believed to have been hiking in the Devil's Punchbowl Recreation Area, headed south towards Highway 2, in the Angeles National Forest. 
At the time Mr. Flynn was reported missing, an exhaustive search was conducted between Wrightwood and Dawson Saddle along Highway 2, and north to the Devil's Punchbowl Recreation Area.  Since that time, rescuers have continued looking for Mr. Flynn along portions the Silver Moccasin Trail, Rincon Truck Trail, along portions of Pearblossom Highway, in the desert between Pearblossom and Lake Los Angeles, Lovejoy Buttes, and in a mountainous area south of Juniper Hills.
Rescuers have exhausted all leads and are seeking the public's help.  Anyone who may have any information about Mr. Flynn is encouraged to call Detective Luis Nunez at 323-890-5500.  Tips may also be reported anonymously at

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Written by:
Sgt. Andrew Nagel
Prepared By:
Deputy Jodi Wolfe
Palmdale Sheriff’s Station
750 East Avenue Q,
Palmdale, Ca. 93550
(661) 272-2520
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @jwLASD                               Wolfe

LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

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