The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following person, who was reported missing fro. within the confines of the 121st Precinct in Staten Island.

Details are as follows.


Essence Hardy
1133 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314

It was reported to police that Essence Hardy was last seen on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at approximately 1800 hours, leaving her residence.

The missing is described as 14-year-old female, Black, approximately 5’00” tall, weighing 90 lbs. , with a thin build, brown eyes and black hair.

She was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans and Jordan 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.


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