NYPD Searching for Missing French Rapper After Disappearing in the Bronx


Arthur Astie is described as 5 foot 9 with a slim build and blue eyes.


NYPD are on the lookout to find a 22 year old French tourist who went missing in the city while he was on vacation with his family, authorities said Friday.

Arthur Astie had been in the city for about a week when he disappeared on May 4th as he was attempting to catch a train to Harlem, where his family was staying. According to authorities, Astie got off the wrong stop in the Bronx and was last seen heading back underground to try to get on another train.

Astie speaks little English and is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall with blue eyes and a slim build. Her was last seen wearing a blue polo shirt, jeans, a basketball hat, and was carrying a book bag. He performs under the name Ubu Omikro.

People have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #MissingUbu and police are currently working with the French Consulate to help find him.

Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of Astie is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, by submitting tips at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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