Search underway for missing 96-year-old Brooklyn man

BROOKLYM – An urgent search is underway for a 96-year-old man who went missing Sunday afternoon.

Jean Paul, of Brooklyn, was last seen inside his 982 Brooklyn Ave. home at approximately 3:15 p.m., police said.

He is described to be about 5 feet 9 inches tall, about 165 pounds, brown eyes and gray hair. Paul, who uses a brown cane, was last seen donning a blue polo shirt, blue slacks, brown suspenders, a brown hat and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).