Grandpa Missing In Boon Lay After Taking Bus 99; Found Within 21 Hours With Netizens’ Help

Missing Grandpa Last Seen In West Of Singapore

Update (8 Jul, 4.01pm): Mr Chua has been found. His family is grateful for everyone who shared and helped to keep an eye out.

Missing family members often cause immense distress and worry. Especially when it’s your 84-year-old grandfather.

A man took to Facebook to seek help from netizens to locate his missing grandpa who was last seen on Sunday (7 Jul) in Boon Lay.


According to Mr Edward Chua, his grandfather’s EZ-Link card was last tapped out at Block 229 Jurong East Street 21 at 2.25pm.

Missing grandpa last seen in Boon Lay

Mr Chua shared that his grandfather was last seen at St Francis of Assisi taking bus 99 in Boon Lay. So, he believes his grandfather is still in the west.


When asked to make a missing person’s post to the Dementia-Friendly Singapore Facebook group, Mr Chua verified that the old man doesn’t have dementia.

He does, however, need assistance to walk.

Mr Chua added that the old man was wearing and carrying the following:

  • Striped T-shirt/polo
  • Umbrella as a walking stick


Tapped out at Jurong East Street 21

At 10.36am Monday (8 Jul), Mr Chua provided an update from the bus operator’s investigating officer.

His grandfather’s EZ-Link card was last detected at Jurong East Street 21. He apparently tapped out at the Block 229 bus stop at 2.25pm Sunday (7 Jul).


Appealing for information

We learnt that Mr Chua has already lodged a police report. But your extra pair of eyes will help tremendously.

If you manage to spot him or have any information, please contact his family here and here.

Alternatively, you can call the police hotline at 1800-255-0000.

Hopefully, Mr Chua’s grandfather will be able to reunite with his family soon.

Found in 21 hours

Thankfully, with the help of netizens, Mr Chua has been found.

His family thanks everyone that helped to share his post and keep an eye out for Mr Chua.


Featured image from Facebook and Google Maps.

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