Police Need Help: These Teens Went Missing in Philadelphia, PA, in October
Authorities in Philadelphia are asking for your help locating several teenagers that went missing in October.
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.
15-year-old Ilona Hall was last seen on Friday, September 30th, at 7:30 AM on the 400 block of Washington Avenue; she was reported missing on October 5th.
Hall is described as 5' 5" tall, 180 pounds, with a medium build, a piercing on her left nostril, shoulder-length wavy red hair, and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing a black overgarment, a black head covering, and black sneakers. She likes to frequent 52nd and Haverford Avenue, the Fashion District Mall, and South Street.
13-year-old Aleah Aguilar-Ballard was last seen on the morning of Monday, October 3rd, on the 1400 block of North 15th Street.
She is 5' 6", 125 pounds, with brown eyes, brown braided hair extending to the mid back, a medium complexion, and a mole on her forehead.
Kaylei Curry was last seen by her father on the morning of October 7th when he dropped her off at Mastery Charter School. She did not return home that day and may be in the area of the 800 block of N. 10th St.
Kaylei is 14 years old, 5' tall, 110 pounds, with brown eyes, and black hair with braids containing black and clear beads.
She was last seen wearing black pants and a gray Mastery Charter School shirt, along with a hooded sweatshirt, gold bracelet, and stud earrings.
13-year-old Tawfiq Oglesby was last seen at 4:30 on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 18th, on the 600 block of South 55th Street.
He is 5' 6", 120 pounds, with a thin build, light brown complexion, black hair, brown eyes, and was last wearing a white thoube, gray Yeezy sneakers, and carrying a multi-color backpack.
The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for help locating 14-year-old Tahjir Rojas.
He was seen on Thursday, October 20th, at 8 PM on the 6000 block of N. Norwood St.
He is 5' 9", 135 pounds, with a thin build, medium to light complected, brown hair, hazel eyes, and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, black Nike sweatpants, and orange, black and white Nike sneakers.
How to help
If you have seen any of these children, you are urged to contact the Philadelphia Police Department by calling or texting (215) 686-TIPS.