LAWRENCE, N.Y. (WABC) -- A missing man from Long Island's family is desperately searching for him after he vanished earlier this week.
29-year-old Yosef Gerson from the Nassau County Village of Lawrence was last seen Monday morning.
He was heading to Queens to meet a friend in Woodhaven.
Gerson's family says Yosef was struggling recently after having trouble in medical school.
"I'm begging you to please come home, to call, just come home. We're waiting for you, we love you, and I hope if anyone has Yossie send him back to us," said Wendy Gerson, Yosef's mother.
If you have any information about Yosef Gerson's whereabouts, you're asked to call the Nassau County Police immediately at (516) 573-8800.