The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following person, who was reported missing from within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.


Cesar Mendez
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10473

It was reported to police that Cesar Mendez was last seen leaving his residence on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at approximately 1500 hours.

The missing is described as a 16-year-old male, Hispanic, approximately 5’8” in height, weight 160 lbs., with a light skin complexion, brown eyes, and black hair.

He was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a black hooded sweatshirt, and yellow sneakers.

A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.




*** UPDATE ***

The missing has been found and is safe.