Western Brooklyn

Police Searching For Missing Coney Island Teen

(Photo provided by the NYPD)
(Photo provided by the NYPD)

Police are asking the public for assistance locating a Coney Island teenager who went missing last week.

Authorities say 15-year-old RY-Shawn Hearns was last seen at 2pm on Thursday, July 7, across the street from the Coney Island subway station at Mermaid and Stillwell avenues. Hearns, who lives on West 37th Street, is described as five feet, seven inches tall, 140 pounds, medium complexion, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing black shorts, a gray shirt and white sneakers.

The NYPD has released a photo of Hearns.

Anyone with information in regards to the missing person is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (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.