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NYPD Officers Find Brooklyn Man Missing for Days in Building's Locked Alleyway

Police say he fell off the second-floor roof and survived but landed in an enclosed alleyway, where he was not easily seen.

Two NYPD officers would not give up searching for a missing Brooklyn man and eventually found him in his building's cellar alleyway, where he was trapped for days after falling from the roof.

Officers Hionas and Santiago responded to the call for rescue on Feb. 17 at 1648 East 17th Street.

The 45-year-old man was in emotional distress when he went missing. His family reported him missing February 16.

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