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Missing Jamaica man last seen at boro casino

TimesLedger Newspapers

SOUTH OZONE PARK — The NYPD was seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing elderly Jamaica man last seen in the Resort World Casino in South Ozone Park March 15.

Police said 71-year-old Vernell McCallum, of 160-10 111th Ave., was last seen inside the casino at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. around 5:30 p.m. March 15.

He is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall with brown eyes and black hair and last seen wearing black corduroy pants and walking with a cane.

Anyone with information in regards to McCallum is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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