Cops Searching for Missing Retired NYPD Officer

By Alan Neuhauser on August 13, 2012 7:56am 

Police are searching for retired NYPD officer Dwight Cox, 73, who was reported missing Sunday evening, Aug. 12, 2012.
Police are searching for retired NYPD officer Dwight Cox, 73, who was reported missing Sunday evening, Aug. 12, 2012.
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BROOKLYN — Cops are searching for a retired NYPD officer who went missing from his Crown Heights home Sunday evening, police said.

Dwight Cox, 73, was last seen leaving his Washington Avenue apartment about 5:30 p.m., the NYPD said.

He is 5-feet-10-inches tall, 180 pounds and has gray hair. He was wearing a blue polo shirt, black pants and a black hat, police said.

Cops are asking anyone with information about Cox's whereabouts to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Members of the public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.

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