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Elmont teen reported missing, Nassau cops say

Nassau County police are looking for Joshua Mayes,

Nassau County police are looking for Joshua Mayes, 15, who was last seen leaving his Elmont home Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 9 a.m. Credit: NCPD

The Missing Persons Squad is looking for an Elmont teen for whom “it is not unusual” to go missing for days at a time, Nassau County police said.

Joshua Mayes, 15, disappeared from his home on Hendrickson Avenue in Elmont at about 9 a.m. Saturday — and hasn’t been seen since, police said..

“It is not unusual for [the] missing to be away from his home for days,” police said in a news release Wednesday, adding: “A probable destination is unknown.”

Police asked anyone with information about Mayes’ whereabouts to call 911 or the Missing Persons Squad at 516-573-7347. All calls will remain confidential.


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