Police Need Help: 9 Teens Have Gone Missing in Philadelphia, PA, This Month
Authorities in Philadelphia are asking for your help locating nine teenagers that have gone missing in the month of September.
And it's not just this month that the city has seen several youths vanish, nor is it just people in that age group.
Every month, the city sees people of all ages and from all walks of life vanish.
If you have seen any of the children that are listed below, or if you have information on where they might be, you are urged to contact the Philadelphia Police Department by calling or texting (215) 686-TIPS.
13-year-old Ashani Smith was last seen on the evening of September 7th on the 1100 block of E. Stafford Street. Ashani is known to frequent the 5600 block of Sprague Street.
She is 5' 3", 190 pounds, medium complexion, with black eyes, brown hair, and was last seen wearing a black hoody, black leggings, black Crocs, and she has a pierced nose.
13-year-old Joeleah Green-Williams has been missing since the evening of September 9th; last seen on the 7100 block of Georgian Road.
She is 5' 4", 135 pounds, with a medium build, medium brown complexion, brown hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue skirt, white shirt, white Air Force sneakers, and carrying a pink/white backpack.
13-year-old Victoria Gaynor has not been seen since September 9th.
She is 5', 140 pounds, with a light brown complexion, black hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a blue school uniform, black jeans and black Converse sneakers.
She was last seen at around 5:30 PM on the 1500 block of Arch Street.
16-year-old Wynter Smith is 6' tall, about 300 pounds, and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt with a Prep Charter School logo on it and Khaki shorts' she has a light complexion with a multicolored afro.
Smith was last seen on Monday morning, September 12th, on the 1300 block of South Taylor St.
The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for help locating 15-year-old Gabrielle Neild.
Gabrielle was last seen on Wednesday, September 14th, at 6 PM at her home on the 2000 block of E. Cambria St. with her 1-month-old daughter, Amaya.
She is 5' 4", 120 pounds, with a thin build, light brown complexion, short curly brown hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing blue jeans, gray V-neck shirt, black Uggs slip-ons.
11-year-old Nahki Jones, from the 500 block of South 54th Street, was last seen at 7:45 PM on Thursday, September 15th, leaving his home.
Nahki is 4' 1", 100 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. It is not known what he was wearing when he disappeared.
Zachary Mosbahi was last seen in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 21st, on the 2600 block of S. 8th St.
Zachary is 15, 5' 2", 160 pounds, with a thin build, light complexion, curly black hair, blue eyes, a “Christian” tattoo on his left arm, and was last seen wearing a gray Adidas hooded sweatshirt with black sleeves, black sweatpants, and red and white Nike sneakers.
16-year-old Kayla Franco has been missing since the evening of Sunday, September 25th from the 4900 block of Keyser St.
She is 5' 6", 94 pounds, with black eyes, a light complexion, black hair, thin build, and was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black pants, and black sandals with Nike logo.
16-year-old Hytheem Felder was last seen on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 27th, at Mastery Charter School located at 9th and Johnson Streets.
He is 6' tall, 185 pounds, medium build, medium dark complexion, tattoo on left forearm “Fonda,” black hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing dark blue dickie pants, blue Master Charter shirt, and a blue hooded sweatshirt.