MASON CITY – Mason City police announced Thursday night that a missing Mason City man is “safe and sound” in a Los Angeles homeless shelter; there is a large homeless presence there.
The missing person report taken on October 6th, 2018 for Alonzo Higgins, age 27, of Mason City, Iowa has been cancelled, Mason City police said in a statement.
“Alonzo contacted his family by phone on October 11th, 2018 and advised them that he was in Los Angeles, California,” the statement reads. “Alonzo had traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota by bus , and then traveled to Los Angeles by plane. Alonzo called from a homeless shelter and stated he was safe and sound. Los Angeles Police assisted in the case by verifying his location and condition.
“Alonzo’s family members are making arrangements to reunite with him tomorrow.”