85-year-old Bethpage Man Drives Off, Missing

Have you seen Emmet O'Shaughnessy? Last seen driving away in a tan Honda.

An 85-year-old Bethpage man suffering from dementia and high blood pressure drove off in a car Tuesday and hasn't been seen since, Nassau Police said.

Emmet O'Shaughnessy was last seen driving away from a home on Miami Road in Bethpage about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was driving tan-colored 2005 Accord bearing the New York plates: BGH 8656.

O'Shaughnessy was last seen wearing a plaid shirt, blue jeans and a silver watch, police said in their Silver Alert early Wednesday.

The Silver Alert Program disseminates information to hospitals and other organizations when a senior citizen or others suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive disorders goes missing.

Anyone with information should contact 911 immediately.


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