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Silver Alert Issued For Chinatown Resident Kong Xin Huang

Kong Xin Huang (Photo/DCPI)

Kong Xin Huang (Photo/DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 79-year-old man last seen in Chinatown on Saturday afternoon.

Kong Xin Huang went missing from his home at 79 Chrystie Street around 3 p.m.

Authorities described him as 5’10” and 180 pounds. Mr. Huang was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, waist-length brown coat, light brown pants and black leather shoes.

Authorities also noted that Huang speaks only Cantonese.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). 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.