The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
IDENTIFIED! Do You Know This Man? Jogger Clings to Life
See this story for the good news on his identification. Godspeed.
If this guy looks familiar, and you know him to be someone who jogs in Prospect Park, police want to know what you know.
The man, who is believed to be approximately 60 years old and has thinning gray hair, was spotted running in Prospect Park on Dec. 31, police said. He collapsed about 1 p.m. and was rushed to New York Methodist Hospital, where he was in critical condition, according to police.
The man had no identification on him and was carrying only an asthma inhaler, the source said.
He stands 5-foot-9 and weighs 200 pounds and has brown eyes, police said. He was wearing blue jogging pants and jacket, and black, size 9 1/2 Adidas sneakers when he fell.
Call 911 and tell them you may have info on a Missing Persons case.