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Police seek mentally distressed veteran who vanished

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An Iraq War vet from Williamsburg disappeared on Sunday in Manhattan, police said.

Brandyn Simmons, a resident of Montrose Avenue, was last seen at approximately 6 pm that night at the corner of 14th Street and Third Avenue in Manhattan, according to a report. Simmons suffers from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, and has had suicidal thoughts, a police flyer states.

He stands 5-foot-6, weighs 150 pounds, has brown eyes, a shaved head, and a tattoo on his left arm that reads “Harlem,” per the NYPD. He was wearing a gray jacket, black pants, brown work boots, and a black Kangol hat when he vanished, officers stated.

NYPD officials ask people with information about Simmons’s whereabouts to call Det. Ducharme at the 90th Precinct at (718) 963–5368.

Reach reporter Danielle Furfaro at dfurfaro@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her at twitter.com/DanielleFurfaro.
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Reasonable discourse

Jay from Nyc says:
Come home brother, there is help waiting for you.
Dec. 6, 2014, 8:39 am
Stephen Roberts from Ft Campbell says:
I am an old war/unit buddy or brandyns. Please tell me he has been found and how I can get in touch with him if so. My phone number is 2709910276.
Feb. 25, 2016, 1:47 am
L Robinette from Bronx says:
Any good news to report? Has this Veteran returned to his family?
Jan. 8, 2017, 9:03 pm

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