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Police Seek Help in Finding Missing Sunnyside Senior Citizen

Ortansa Tomescu

March 12, 2014 Staff Report

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an 80-year-old Sunnyside woman who was reported missing on Tuesday, March 11.

Ortansa Tomescu, who resides at 41-20 46th Street, was last seen on Monday at approximately 3pm in the vicinity of 47-11 Queens Boulevard, police said.

She is described as being 5’2″ tall, 110 lbs., with brown eyes, gray hair and is missing her left thumb.  She was last seen wearing a green peacoat, gray skirt and a light blue shirt.  Tomescu was seen in possession of a red pushcart.

Anyone with information in regarding Tomescu’s whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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Bliss & Skillman

That’s the building my boyfriend lived in until just last year. I’ll have to mention this to him. Glad she was found!


another quick question — if the family went to the police then why didn’t the police have this put on TV — this is very important —

Kramden's Delicious Marshall

Tell every traffic enforcement cop in the area to put away their ticket book for half a day and pretend this woman is an illegally parked car and find her.

Julia DV

So sad. My mom had dementia and this was always my fear. I hope she is found safe and sound.


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