By Bill Parry
The NYPD was searching for an Astoria man.
Marcelino Ruiz, 61, was last seen Aug. 1 in front of Elmhurst Hospital Center.
Police described Ruiz, who lives at 32nd Avenue and 29th Street, as approximately 5 feet 10 inches and 165 pounds, with a thin build, black eyes and grey hair.
Ruiz was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, blue jeans and white sneakers, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.
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