Police need your help finding a 79-year-old man last seen on the Lower East Side Saturday afternoon. Kong Xin Huang disappeared from his home at 79 Chrystie Street (near Hester) around 3pm. He’s about 5’10” and 180 pounds. Mr. Huang was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, waist-length brown coat, light brown pants and black leather shoes. He speaks Cantonese only.
Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers website — WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or via text — 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.
UPDATED 2/24: Mr. Huang’s body was found in the East River yesterday.