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UPDATE: Mystery Prospect Park Runner Identified


78th Precinct Unidentified Man

UPDATE 10:30pm: According to the NYPD, the man has been identified as 68-year-old Rynn Berry. DNAinfo notes that his half-brother was able to confirm his identify at the hospital this evening. Our thoughts remain with him and his family during this difficult time.

EARLIER: The NYPD is looking for help identifying a man who collapsed while jogging in Prospect Park on New Year’s Eve, and who has been unconscious at Methodist Hospital since.

Police say described the runner as a white man about 60 years old, 5’9″ tall, and 200 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair. He was found in the park at about 1pm on December 31 wearing blue jogging pants and jacket, and black, size 9 1/2 Adidas sneakers.

If you recognize him, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Police say all calls are confidential.

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