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 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.


Elhajj Gonzales
1176 Forest Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456

It was reported to police that Elhajj Gonzales was last seen on Monday, July 17, 2023, at approximately 1830 hours, at his residence.

The missing is described as a 16-year-old male, Black, with a medium-dark skin complexion, approximately 5’7” tall, weighing 198 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a black sweater, white t-shirt, gray shorts and multicolored 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.