UPDATE (10/16/2012 @ 1:41 p.m.): Ping Yim Lee has been found! His granddaughter, Linda, tweeted the following to us at 1:30 p.m.:
“Found! He was spotted at convenience store in Queens but no recollection how. On the way to dialysis w/him.”
This is great news. We wish Ping Yim Lee and his family well.
The following comes via Notify NYC:
Notification issued 10/15/12 at 10:55 PM. The NYPD has issued a Missing Senior Notification for Ping Yim Lee, male, Asian, 87 years old. Mr. Lee is described as being 5′ 5″ tall, 150 lbs., brown eyes, bald with no teeth. He was last seen boarding an Access-a-Ride on 10/15/12 near 2577 East 18th Street, Brooklyn, headed to 139 Centre Street, Manhattan, for a medical appointment. Mr. Lee was wearing a black waist length jacket, khakis, and black leather shoes. Call 9-1-1 if seen.