Police search for missing deaf man from Clarkstown

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Clarkstown police are seeking the public's help locating a missing deaf man who wandered away from a group home in Nanuet.

Officials say 49-year-old Abdallah Awad can't read, write or use sign language. They say he has mental health issues and they're concerned he can become violent without his medication.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact police at 845-639-5800.

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