June 21, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez
Police are trying to locate an elderly man from Woodside who went missing yesterday.
Benjamin Padua, 72, was last seen on June 20 at the 52nd Street train station at around 10:30 a.m., according to police.
Pandua is described as Asian, measuring 5 feet 5 inches, and weighing 160 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair, and was last seen wearing a green shirt, gray slacks, black shoes, and eyeglasses.
An NYPD spokesperson said there have been no updates on the case as of press time.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). All calls are strictly confidential.
Update 6/22 10:07 a.m. – Padua was returned to his family at 5 a.m. this morning, according to his daughter. He was found wandering in the Bronx along Gun Hill Road, and was checked at Jacobi Medical Center before going home. He had no injuries.