Via Hazleton City Police press release:
Hazleton Police are attempting to locate 71 year old Luis Penza of Hazleton. Penza is currently listed as a missing / endangered person. He is a white male approximately 6'1" tall weighing 162 pounds. He has brown eyes and salt & pepper colored hair. Penza is a resident of a city personal care home and was last seen on Wednesday, June 6th 2018. Emplyees of the home discovered him missing today.
Penza suffers from multiple health issues and requires medication for these issues. He is known to frequent the area of Chestnut Street between Church Street and Vine Street. Officers are asking that anyone who may have any information regarding the where abouts of Luis Penza to contact police at (570)459-4940 or by dialing 911.
Statement of the Hazleton City Police Chief Jerry Speziale:
"The mission of the Hazleton City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in our City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, reduce fear, and maintain order. The Hazleton Police Department is committed to accomplishing its mission of protecting the lives and property of all the citizens and visitors of Hazleton by treating everyone with compassion, courtesy, professionalism, and respect, while efficiently rendering public safety services and enforcing the laws impartially, by fighting crime both through deterrence and the relentless pursuit of criminals."