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LAPD: Albanian Athlete Missing From Special Olympics Games

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Andi Gusmari, 44, was last seen on the University of Southern California Campus on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

LOS ANGELES (AP) —

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding an Albanian athlete who disappeared after participating in the Special Olympics.

The Los Angeles Police Department says 44-year-old Andi Gusmari was last seen Saturday at about 8:30 p.m. at the University of Southern California.

According to investigators, Gusmari was wearing a red shirt that says “Albania” on the back of it when he went missing. Gusmari is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Police were classifying his disappearance as critical.

Gusmari participated in a bowling competition and suffers from a speech impediment. He does not speak English.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 213-485-2582.