New York man with ties to European royalty disappears in California, authorities say

A New York man with ties to European royalty disappeared from Malibu, California, early Saturday, authorities said.

Attilio Brillembourg, 53, of New York, was last seen about 1:10 a.m. Saturday on the 6000 block of Murphy Way in Malibu, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a missing persons bulletin.

"There is concern for Mr. Brillembourg’s well-being," the sheriff's department said.

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Brillembourg is the stepfather of 43-year-old Princess Tatiana, a member of the non-reigning Greek royal family, and the Danish royal family, according to NBC Los Angles. She is the wife of Prince Nikolaos, son of Constantine II, who reigned as king of Greece until the country’s monarchy was abolished in 1973, the station reported.

Tatiana and Nikolaos announced their separation last month after 14 years of marriage, the Greek royal family said in a statement.

No one with the sheriff's department could immediately be reached for an update on the investigation Monday afternoon.

Brillembourg is about 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs around 165 pounds, the department said. He has gray hair, green eyes and a tattoo on an upper thigh. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, gray pants and no shoes, according to the sheriff's department.

The sheriff's department asks anyone with information about his whereabouts to contact its Missing Persons Detail or to anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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