News Release

City of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606



Lt Cathy Scherer

Irvine Police Seek Public’s Help Locating Critical Missing Person

The Irvine Police Department (IPD) is seeking the public’s help in locating 84-year-old Changyu Zhou who was last seen at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2022.

Zhou was last seen in the area of the 300 block of Wycliffe. He is described as a Chinese, male, 5’2”, 130 pounds, with white hair, and brown eyes. When he left his residence he was wearing a black baseball cap, green shirt, black vest, blue jeans, and black Adidas shoes.

Zhou suffers from Alzheimer’s and is in need of medication. He speaks only Mandarin.

Zhou has lived in Irvine for almost two years, but is unfamiliar with the area. He frequents the Lower Peter’s Canyon Trail and the Lakeview Senior Center. He was previously listed as a missing person on October 25, 2022, and was located in the area of the 55 freeway and Dyer Road in Santa Ana.

If you see Zhou or have information about his whereabouts, please call 949-724-7200.