Senior missing in Canarsie

Silver alert: Police are asking for the public’s help finding Gifford Wright, who disappeared from his home in Canarsie on April 9.

Police are looking for an 81-year-old man who vanished from his home in Canarsie on April 9.

Authorities say Gifford Wright disappeared from his home on E. 103rd Street near Flatlands Avenue at 4 pm. Wright has brown eyes and white hair. Police said he was last seen wearing a beige shirt, blue jeans, and sneakers.

Police ask anyone with information Wright’s whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477, submit tips at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text-message tips to 2474637, then enter “TIP577.”

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at vogle@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–4507. Follow her attwitter.com/oglevanessa.

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