Police searching for missing Kent man

KENT -- Police asked for the public's help to locate a missing area man who was last scene on Dec. 8.

Eduardo Ivan Guardiola Ayala,35, a local cook , is known to live in area motels and has connections in Portland and California. However, his family has not spoken to him in nearly a month, police said.

Guardiola Ayala is Hispanic, 5'11" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Guardiola Ayala was last seen driving a maroon 2005 Toyota Sienna Van with Washington license plate AJU6432.

Kent police are asking anyone who has seen him to call the tip line at 253-856-5808 or the non-emergency line at 253-852-2121.