Melissa Barthelemy, 24, was last seen leaving her home on Underhill Avenue in The Bronx on July 12. She’s 4’11”, 95 pounds, has blonde hair and the word “BLAZE” tattooed on her upper back. Bernardo Calero, 66, of Teller Avenue in The Bronx left a field trip at the Bronx Zoo (Southern Boulevard exit) at about 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday and has not been seen since. He’s 5’6″, about 160 pounds, has brown eyes and black hair, and was wearing a red t-shirt and khaki cargo pants at the time of his disappearance.
If you have information as to their whereabouts, NYPD asks you to contact 1-800-577-TIPS(8477), www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 24, 2009