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Missing Children From Western New York



The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has 118 active cases from New York State listed on their website.  These 7 are the ones from Greater Buffalo-Niagara Region.

The most recent local case in the Center's database is a runaway from Kenmore  missing since April 7  2013.

The longest outstanding one is from May 5, 1982, - 32 years and one day before Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were found alive and well after being held in Ariel Castro's Cleveland home for at least a decade

Endangered Runaway
NINA CHRISTOFARO

 
Both photos shown are of Nina. She may still be in the local area. Nina's hair may be dyed black. She may go by nickname Neen.

DOB:  Nov 12, 1997 
Age Now: 15 
Missing:  Apr 7, 2013    
Missing From:    KENMORE  NY
Sex:  Female  
Race:  White  
Hair:  Brown   
Eyes:  Brown  
Height:  5'3" (160cm)  
Weight:  110lbs (50kg)




ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Kenmore Village Police Department (New York) 1-716-875-1234



Endangered Runaway
SHAUNICE GAMBLIN

   

Both photos shown are of Shaunice. She is believed to be in Buffalo, New York. Shaunice's hair may be blue in the front and gold in the middle. She has a scar on her right cheek.

DOB:  Apr 25, 2000     Age Now: 13   
Missing:  May 6, 2013
 Missing From:  BLASDELL  
Sex:  Female   
Race:  Black
Hair:  Brown
Eyes:  Brown
Height:  5'2" (157cm)  
Weight:  115lbs (52kg)

ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Hamburg Town Police Department (New York) 1-716-648-5111



Endangered Missing
TAGEANA GRIFFITH

 

Both photos  of Tageana. She may be with  her grandmother in Jamaica. She has pierced ears. She may go by the first name Sam or the nicknames Tag & Taj.

DOB:  Aug 12, 2004
Age Now: 8
Missing:  Jun 13, 2010
Missing From:  NIAGARA FALLS
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Hair:  Black
Eyes:  Brown
Height:  3'11" (119cm)
Weight:  45lbs (20kg)


ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Niagara Falls Police Department (New York) 1-716-286-4711



Endangered Missing
JORDAN HALL
Jordan was last seen wearing a royal blue Columbia ski jacket (black and gray trim on the shoulders), navy blue nylon warm-up pants and gray running shoes. He has a keloid scar on his right elbow. Jordan’s family is concerned about his mental well-being. He may be in need of medication.

DOB:  Apr 18, 1980   
Missing:  Mar 23, 2001 
 Height:  6'0" (183cm)
Eyes:  Blue 
Race:  White   
Age Now:  33
Sex:  Male   
Weight:  160lbs (73kg)  
Hair:  Brown   
Missing From:    BUFFALO  
 
ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services  Missing Persons Clearinghouse
1-800-FIND-KID (1-800-346-3543)

 


Endangered Missing
AADAM & AZORA HOFFMAN
 


AADAM HOFFMAN

AZORA HOFFMAN

RICHARD HOFFMAN
Aadam and Azora were last seen on August 1, 2008. They may be in the company of their father, Richard Hoffman. Aadam may wear glasses. He is missing his upper front teeth. Azora's ears are pierced. She has a birthmark on her right hip. Richard has a mole on his right cheek. He may use the alias name Rashad Abdullah.
DOB:  Feb 25, 2002
Age Now: 11
Missing:  Aug 1, 2008
Missing From:  BUFFALO
 Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Hair:  Blonde
Eyes:  Blue
Height:  4'0" (122cm)
Weight:  64lbs (29kg)

DOB:  Oct 11, 1997
Age Now: 15
Missing:  Aug 1, 2008
Missing From:  BUFFALO
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Hair:  Blonde
Eyes:  Blue
Height:  4'1" (124cm)
Weight:  59lbs (27kg)

Companion
DOB:  Sep 13, 1977
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Hair:  Blonde
Eyes:  Blue
Height:  5'10" (178 cm)
Weight:  260 lbs (118 kg)


 

ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Buffalo City Police Department (New York) 716-847-2255




Non Family Abduction
RUSSELL MORT

DOB:  Sep 4, 1979
Age Now: 33
Missing:  May 5, 1982
Missing From:
   NIAGARA FALLS
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Hair:  Lt. Brown
Eyes:  Brown
Height:  3'0" (91cm)
Weight:
 30lbs (14kg)

Age Progressed 
Russell's photo is shown age-progressed to 32 years. He was last seen playing in the backyard of his home.

ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Niagara County Sheriff's Office (New York) 1-716-438-3393

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