Police: Missing Buffalo man does not speak English

Posted at 12:12 AM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 00:12:54-04

The Buffalo Police Department has issued an alert for help locating 56-year-old Isreal Velez Vargas.

The department reports Vargas is missing from Genesee Street. No details were provided regarding when he was last seen.

Isreal Velez Vargas is described as 5 feet, 4 inches tall and 130 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair. The department wants the public to know that Vargas does not speak English. It did not report his primary language. 

Anyone who sees Vargas or knows of his current or recent whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.