Yossi Gerson of Lawrence has been missing for approximately 4 days, and his family says he may be in Crown Heights.
Family and friends of Yosef Gerson, 29, the Lawrence man who has been missing since Tuesday, are offering a $20,000 reward to anyone who can help police find Gerson.
A Silver Alert has been put out for Gerson, who suffers from cognitive disorder and is in need of his medication, was last seen in Woodhaven, Queens on Tuesday at 4 p.m. wearing a gray sweatshirt, dark pants and a blue baseball cap with a Hebrew Yankees Insignia. He is 5-feet, 11-inches, 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Gerson speaks English.
Parents Alan and Wendy Gerson issued this statement:
“There isn’t much to say other than we are heartbroken. Our dear ‘Yossi’ has vanished without a trace and we are asking and begging everyone everywhere to be our eyes and ears in the hopes that somebody has seen something. Whether you are in the Five Towns, Queens, Brooklyn or beyond, we ask you to share this information with anyone that you can.
“Yossi needs to be found quickly so he can get the proper medical care from his doctors and resume what had been a wonderful and successful medical school path.
Please continue to daven for Yosef Yechiyeh ben Devorah.
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