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Man, 82, missing in Oceanside

Posted at 7:08 AM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 10:09:10-04

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (CNS) - Police are asking for the public's for help in locating a 82-year-old man who went missing at the Oceanside Pier.

Veniamin "Ben" Monastyrsky was last seen around 3:30 p.m. Sunday near the Oceanside Pier, according to Oceanside police.

He suffers from an unspecified medical condition and is without the medications he takes to treat it.

Monastyrsky is white, 5 feet 7, around 160 pounds, with gray hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a tan, wide-brimmed hat, a tan and white plaid short-sleeved shirt, khaki pants and running shoes.

He left the area driving a bronze 2012 Honda CR-V with California license plate 6VAH201.

Anyone with information about Monastyrsky or his whereabouts was asked to call the Oceanside Police Department at 760-435-4911.