Silver Alert issued for missing 35-year-old Centereach man


Suffolk Police issued a Silver Alert tonight for a missing Centereach man who suffers from psychiatric disorders.

James Shurman, 35, was last seen at about 4 a.m. on Friday, June 28, leaving his home at 54 Park St., police said. He was in a gray 2015 Chrysler 200 with New York license plate, KRP 8819. Family members reported him missing to cops at 10:55 a.m. today.

Shurman is believed to be suicidal and off his medication. Cops said he is white, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and weighs about 225 pounds. Additionally, he has red hair and hazel-colored eyes.

Detectives ask that anyone with information on Shurman’s location to call 911 or Sixth Squad detectives at 631.854.8652.

Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.

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