The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following person, who was reported missing from within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.


Benito Thomas
281 E. 153rd Street
Bronx, NY 10451

It was reported to police that Benito Thomas was last seen leaving his residence on Monday, December 04, 2023, at approximately 0800 hours.

The missing is described as an 85-year-old male, Black, approximately 5’7″ tall, weighing 170 lbs., with a dark skin complexion and gray hair.

He was last seen wearing a black sweater, grey sweatpants, grey sneakers and a blue baseball hat.

A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.