BUSHWICK/BENSONHURST – Cops need help searching for an elderly man and a young girl who have both gone missing in two separate incidents.
Jessica Bell, 16, was last seen on July 31 at 10 p.m. at her home on Putnam Avenue between Bushwick Avenue and Cornelia Street. Cops describe her as a black girl, about 5’9 tall, and weighing about 200 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Bell was also last seen wearing a red dress with white stripes.
In a separate incident, Paul Benjamin, 64, has been missing since July 24. He was last seen at 9 p.m. in his home on Stillwell Avenue between Kings Highway and Avenue P. Cops describe him as a white man about 5’10 with blue eyes. He was last seen wearing an all navy blue shirt, blue jeans, and white sneakers.
Both of these incidents come two weeks after we reported two young boys went missing. One of the two boys was later found.
Anyone with information in regard to the two missing people is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.