Missing: East Harlem 12-Year-old Boy

October 27, 2016

missing-east-harlem-youth1Police are searching for an East Harlem boy who went missing after entering the subway Wednesday night.

Omar Oehlers, 12, entered the subway at the 103rd Street station on Lexington Avenue around 10:30 Wednesday night and has not been seen since, police told our source. The subway station is just blocks away from where the boy lives on East 104th Street, police said.

Oehlers (pictured above) is described as standing 4-foot-8 and weighing 60 pounds. The boy has a thin build, brown eyes and short black hair, police said. Oehlers was wearing a red jacket, navy blue pants, blue hoodie sweatshirt, orange sneakers and a pink backpack when he went missing, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577. All tips are confidential.

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