Police In New York Seek Help After Hudson Valley Teen Disappears
Police in the Hudson Valley are asking for help as they search for a teen who went missing.
On Monday, Oct, 10, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook to ask the public for help as they actively search for a teen who went missing earlier this week.
Teen Goes Missing From Ulster County, New York
The Ulster County Sheriff's Office is searching for 14-year-old Joseph E. Nickerson of Port Ewen, New York.
"Members of this agency are requesting the public's assistance with locating a missing teenager from Port Ewen," the Ulster County Sheriff's Office stated.
Police classified Nickerson as a "Runaway Juvenile."
"Joseph left his home voluntarily and the Ulster County Sheriff's Office is investigating this as a runaway juvenile," the Ulster County Sheriff's Office wrote on Facebook.
The Ulster County Sheriff's Office began searching for Nickerson on Friday, Oct. 7. It's unclear why authorities waited a few days before asking the public for help in finding the missing 14-year-old.
Teen Goes Missing From Port Ewen, New York
Nickerson was last seen leaving his home in Port Ewen around Friday, Oct. 7. He was last seen wearing a blue Nike sweatshirt and black sweatpants. The photo above is the only photo provided of Nickerson.
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Anyone with information on his whereabouts or possible sightings of Joseph is asked to call the Ulster County Sheriff's Office at 845-338-3640 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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