Man Reported Missing  Last Seen in Ozone Park

Man Reported Missing Last Seen in Ozone Park

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

Basil was last seen on Saturday in Ozone Park.

By Michael V. Cusenza

City Police Department investigators on Monday issued a Silver Alert and reached out to the public for help in locating a missing South Ozone Park man.

According to NYPD reports, Sankar Basil, 69, was last seen on Saturday, Aug. 19, at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the vicinity of Pitkin Avenue and 76th Street in Ozone Park. He is described as an Asian man, roughly 5-foot-7, weighing 170 pounds, with brown eyes; last seen wearing a white pinstriped shirt, blue baseball cap and black pants.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All correspondences are strictly confidential.


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