Friday, January 27, 2023

UPDATED: Have you seen this teen? He was reported missing in Newport News

Elliott Roberts (WYDaily/ Courtesy of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
Elliott Roberts (WYDaily/ Courtesy of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

UPDATE April 30: Roberts was found safe and unharmed, according to a tweet from Newport News Police Tuesday morning.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

NEWPORT NEWS — The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is searching for a child last seen here.

According to the NCMEC’s news release, Elliott Roberts, 17, was last seen on April 27 and he may need of medical attention.

Newport News Police said Roberts “was reported as a runaway…”

“Elliot is not considered endangered, however, we are actively searching for him,” police posted in a tweet.

Authorities are asking anyone with information the teen’s whereabouts to call 911 or the Newport News Police Department at 757-547-2500. Tipsters can also call the NCMEC at 800-843-5678.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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