A 10-year-old boy has gone missing in Albany, New York, and police are hoping you can help.

The Albany Police Department (APD) is currently looking for the public's help in locating a 10-year-old boy who was last seen in Albany, NY on Monday afternoon. 10-year-old Jaiyden Abear was last seen Monday afternoon around 12:57 p.m. in the area of Academy Road and Helderberg Avenue in Albany and at this time police, and family members are concerned for his safety.

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Missing New York Child

Jaiyden Abear was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans, and tan shoes. He's a 10-year-old Hispanic boy who's 4 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 90 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes according to the Albany Police Departments Facebook page.

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Many are wondering why an Amber alert hasn't been issued for Abear but so far police haven't commented.

If you have any information regarding Jaiyden Abear's whereabouts or think you might have seen him somewhere, please call the Albany Police at (518) 462-8039 or contact your local police department.

Jaiyden Abear
Albany Police Department/Facebook

Missing Children in New York

It's been well documented that thousands of children go missing across the country every year and in New York alone over 30 children have unfortunately already gone missing in 2024. If you think you might have seen a missing child or something seems "off" it's better to be diligent and either contact your local authorities or search for missing children at Missingkids.org.

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On a national level, you can contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Here are some of the recent missing cases across New York, please take a look and help bring these children home!

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