Search On For Missing Bronx Woman With Autism

Published on February 07, 2017, 4:55 pm
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Police were asking for help from the public Tuesday in finding a young woman with autism who has been missing since the early morning in Bronx.

Zaahira Farouk, 18, was last seen at 5:05 a.m. leaving her home in the 750 Grand Concourse building, police said. She walked south on Grand Concourse upon leaving.

Farouk is described as a black female about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 110 pounds, with braids in her hair. She was last seen wearing dark-colored Puma sneakers and blue jeans, police said.

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 Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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