And it’s not just this month as the city saw many young people disappear, and it’s not just people in that age group.
Every month, the city witnesses the disappearance of people of all ages and from all walks of life.
If you see any of the children listed below, or if you have information about their whereabouts, we encourage you to contact the Philadelphia Police Department by calling or texting (215) 686-TIPS.
15-year-old Ilona Hall was last seen on Friday, September 30, at 7:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Washington Street; It was reported missing on October 5th.
Hall is described as being 5’5 inches tall, 180 pounds, of medium build, having a hole in her left nose, shoulder length wavy red hair, and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing a black robe, black hoodie, and black sneakers. She loves to frequent 52nd, Haverford Avenue, Fashion District Mall, and South Street.
Aliyah Aguilar Ballard
13-year-old Aleah Aguilar Ballard was last seen on the morning of Monday, October 3, at block 1400 of North 15th Street.
She is 5’6 inches, 125 pounds, has brown eyes, brown braided hair extending to the middle of the back, medium complexion, and a mole on her forehead.
Her father, Kylie Curry, was last seen on the morning of October 7 when he dropped her off at Mastering Charter School. You didn’t come home that day and might be in the 800 block area of N Street.
Kaylei is 14 years old, 5 inches tall, 110 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair with braids that have black and clear beads.
She was last seen wearing a black Mastery Charter School shirt and black pants, along with a hoodie, gold bracelet, and earrings.
13-year-old Tawfik Oglesby was last seen at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, in Building 600 of South 55th Street.
He is 5’6″, weighs 120 lbs, is slim, light brown skin, black hair, brown eyes, last time he wore a white dress, gray Yeezy sneakers, and carried a multicolored backpack.
The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for help locating 14-year-old Tahjir Rojas.
It was seen on Thursday, October 20, at 8 p.m. in the 6000th Building of Norwood Street.
He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds, has a slim, medium to light build, brown hair, hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, black Nike sweatpants, and orange, black and white Nike sneakers.
how can I help
If you see any of these children, we urge you to contact the Philadelphia Police Department by calling or texting (215) 686-TIPS.