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Search for missing 13-year-old boy in Hempstead, L.I.

Missing 13-year-old boy Melvin Suarez
Posted at 7:42 AM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 07:42:26-04

HEMPSTEAD, L.I. — Authorities on Long Island are looking for a 13-year-old boy who went missing Thursday, Nassau County Police said.

According to police, Melvin Suarez was last seen leaving his Hempstead home around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. He is also known to go by the nickname "Ginny," officials said.

The boy is described as having black, blond and brown hair, standing at 4 feet tall and weighing around 90 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a gray sweater, black sweatpants, and blue and white sneakers, police said.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to call Missing Persons Squad at (516) 573-7347 or 911.