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Silver Alert issued for Patchogue man, Suffolk cops say

Suffolk County police issued a Silver Alert for

Suffolk County police issued a Silver Alert for Lawrence Werner, 68, of Patchogue, on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Credit: SCPD

Have you seen Lawrence Werner of Patchogue?

Suffolk County police have issued a Silver Alert for Werner, 68, who is diabetic and schizophrenic, saying he went missing Tuesday.

Werner was last seen at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the rear yard of his home on River Avenue in Patchogue, police said.

Werner was described as 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and a long beard, police said; he was last seen wearing a shirt with a baseball logo. He was carrying a brown satchel, police said.

Police asked anyone with information about Werner’s whereabouts to call 911 or Fifth Squad detectives at 631-854-8552.

A Silver Alert is a program that allows law enforcement to share information with the media about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.

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