UPDATE (10:36 a.m.): The NYPD tells Sheepshead Bites that they are “99 percent sure” they’ve found Rosenthal. They have him in custody and are awaiting a family member to confirm his identity. Thank you for any and all help in this case.
Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for Leon Rosenthal, an 87-year-old last seen in Marine Park.
The alert was issued just after midnight. Rosenthal suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease and may be in danger due to last night’s storms. He is described as a white male, 5’6″ tall, and 140lbs. He is balding and has brown spots on his face.
He was last seen near Burnett Street and Avenue U in Brooklyn wearing brown slacks, a white button down shirt, and brown sandals.
If you see Rosenthal, please call 911.