Tips Wanted To Find Detroit Teen Missing Since The Weekend

WWJ News
March 24, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Jeremy Oquendo.

Jeremy Oquendo.(Photo: Detroit Police Department)


DETROIT (WWJ) - There's a "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in effect, but this missing teenager isn't with his family.

Tips are wanted in the case of 16-year-old Jeremy Oquendo, who has been missing since March 21.

Police said the teen was last seen by his father at around 9 p.m.  at their home in the 3000 block of Buena Vista, in the area of W. Davison and M-10, the Lodge Fwy. He left without permission, and didn't return. 

Oquendo is described as a white male, 5'11'' tall and around 142 lbs. He has brown hair that is cut short on the sides, but is thick and curly on top. He was last seen wearing a red and black hoodie, red and black pants and a black jacket.

Police said Oquendo is believed to be in good physical and mental condition.

Anyone who has seen this missing teen or who knows of his whereabouts is asked to call the Detroit Police Department's 10th Precinct at 313-596-1040, or the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-Speak Up (1-800-773-2587).