Williamsbridge: on the hunt for missing 15-year-old boy again


The New York City Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a 15-year-old boy who has gone missing in Williamsbridge, in the 47th Borough.

Elijah Pratt-Johnson, 15, of 3638 Holland Avenue, in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx, was last seen on Friday January 7 around 8 p.m. inside his home. He is described as approximately 6 feet tall, weighs 115 pounds, is black, has a slim build, brown skin tone, brown eyes, and dark hair. Elijah was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue hoodie, blue sweatpants and white Fila sneakers.

Last October, Norwood News reported that the same boy was missing for the third time in three weeks.

Anyone with information regarding this missing person is asked to call the New York Police helpline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57- PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their advice by logging into the Crime Stoppers website at https: // crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Amanda J. Marsh