NYPD searching for missing 70-year-old man they say has dementia

By Spectrum News NY1  |

Police are looking for 70-year-old man they said has dementia and has gone missing in Brooklyn.

Officials said Sunday that William Medley, Jr. was last seen around 2:30 p.m. Saturday at his home on East 19th St. in between Beverley Road and Albemarle Road in Flatbush.

He is described as 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and weighing about 180 pounds. Police said he was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt with red strips, beige-colored pants, and brown sneakers.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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