DC Police searching for several missing people

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Metropolitan Police Department is searching for at least six people who are missing.  Most recently, they issued a critical missing alert for a 13-year-old who they say vanished on Monday, January 23.

Police say Yahshaiya Enoch was last seen on the 5000 block of Eastern Avenue, Northeast. She’s 5’2”, and 125 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black long sleeve button up shirt, khaki pants, tan thigh length coat, gray shirt and blue Jordan shoes.

Detectives are also searching for an 18-year-old. Tynia Darden was last seen Sunday, January 1, on the 400 block of N Street, NW.

Darden is 5’5” tall and weighs about 205-210 pounds. She has light complexion, brown eyes, and long red braids. She was last seen wearing black jeans, a black and pink jacket and black shoes.

A search is also underway for a 63-year-old who may be in need of his medication. Jerome Whiting was last seen Saturday, January 21 in the 4500 block of 15th Street, Northwest.

Whiting is 5’7” and about 217-220 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray jacket and a black hat.


Also missing 12-year-old Meera Janay Layton she was last seen Monday, January 23, in the 300 block of Anacostia Road, SE.

Layton was last seen wearing a black coat with light brown fur around the hood, black jeans, and white tennis shoes with no strings.

Police are also searching for a 15-year-old who went missing Saturday, January 21. Deveanna Bedney-Howard was last seen in the 1400 block of Bangor Street, SE.

She’s 5’5”, weighs about 135 pounds and has black loc style hair. Deveanna was last seen wearing a black jacket, light blue jeans, red shirt, and black boots.

Lastly, police are searching for a 14-year-old who went missing on January 18 in the 4500 block of Massachusetts Avenue, NW.

Palace Sonogold is 5’2” and about 102 pounds. She has light complexion, brown eyes and blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a black coat, gray shirt, and light blue jeans.

If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of these people, call police at the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.