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More Than A Dozen #Teens Are #Missing In #Washington #D.C.

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Have you received your amber alert for any of these missing children?

Honestly, if it weren’t for social media, no one would know that these teens are missing. No major news coverage or amber alerts were put out for a single missing soul in D.C.

Most of the teens that were reported missing are minorities, Latinos and African-Americans. Although a lot of pictures are swarming around on the Internet with the hashtag #FindOurGirls, most of the teens missing in D.C. are males according to Heavy.

Reported on Fox5DC, three girls were missing this week, police have found one, in good health but the there two are still out there.


“14-year-old Shaniah Boyd was last seen Saturday at around 9:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of 6th Street in Southeast D.C. She is described as a black female with a medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes. She is 5’4” tall  and weigh 140 pounds.”


“Chareah Payne was last seen on Friday at around 4:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of 1st Street in Southwest D.C., according to police. The 17-year-old is described as a black female with a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair. She is 5’7” tall and weighs 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.”


Anyone with information about any of these missing teenagers is asked to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099, the Youth and Family Services Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.


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