Child missing in Bensonhurst

Have you seen him?: Juan Bedoya, a 13-year-old Bensonhurst resident, disappeared after he was last seen at his 78th Street home at 7 am on Sept. 25.

A 13-year-old Bensonhurst boy was reported missing after he was last seen at his 78th Street home on Sept. 25.

Juan Bedoya disappeared sometime after 7 am on Monday, when he was last spotted at his home between 20th and 21st avenues, according to authorities. Police said he is approximately 5-foot-2 and 120 pounds with a medium build, brown eyes, and black hair, and was last seen wearing a white shirt and white Nike Jordan sneakers.

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 at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.

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