NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — MTA Bridges and Tunnels officers who helped find a missing 91-year-old man got a big thank you from his grateful family Thursday.
Officers found Narciso Caquias driving on the Throggs Neck Bridge — 71 miles from his Newburgh home.READ MORE: NYC Parks Department Asks New Yorkers To Suggest Black Leaders For Park Renaming Project
His family reported him missing when he didn’t return home after driving to visit a relative Sunday in Manhattan.
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During a virtual meeting, his granddaughter thanked the officers.
“You guys get a lot of bad rap, but you know what, there’s wonderful police officers like you that make me have hope,” she said. “I just want to say thank you again.”MORE NEWS: Connecticut Nurse Faces Up To 5 Years In Jail After Admitting To Removing Opioid Painkiller From Vials Of Infertility Treatment Patients
Relatives say Caquias suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and may have been disoriented.