PHOTO: Mohamed Gaffer was last seen inside his 123rd Street residence on Aug. 1. Courtesy of NYPD
By Michael V. Cusenza
Police have reached out to the public for help in locating an elderly Richmond Hill man who has been missing for more than a week.
According to investigators, Mohamed Gaffer was last seen Monday, Aug. 1, 8 a.m. inside his 123rd Street residence. He is described as being approximately 5-foot-6, weighing 90 pounds, with a thin build, brown eyes and grey hair. He was last seen wearing light-blue jeans, a white shirt and a black hat.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, (888) 57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit info by logging onto NYPDCrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All correspondences are strictly confidential.