SHERMAN OAKS—Officials from the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area are asking for the public’s assistance to locate 45-year-old Armand Zaharian.

Zaharian was last seen on November 19, at around 9:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of North Murrieta Avenue in the city of Sherman Oaks.

According to the LAPD blog, Zaharian, described as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet and 6 inches tall and weighing approximately 165 pounds, was leaving his home in his car to go to his downtown Los Angeles business. His car was found near the downtown location of his business and was parked in his usual spot. His family has not heard from him.

Anyone who has seen or has information regarding the whereabouts of Armand Zaharian, is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area Robbery, Detective Martinez at (818) 374-0080. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7(877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.