Police in Buffalo, NY still have not found a boy who has now been missing for more than 2 years. A family has suffered through two holiday seasons without their young loved one. In a few months, Jaylen M. Griffin will be turning 15, on April 22. He disappeared at the age of 12.

Buffalo Police say Jaylen M. Griffin went missing on August 4, 2020, according to WKBW. He was last seen at his house on Warren Avenue in Buffalo. Jaylen was 5 feet 3 inches tall and 145 pounds when he went missing. He has black hair and brown eyes.

His mother shared a message on Facebook wishing him a happy birthday almost two years ago,

If you have any information that can help police and the family locate Jaylen, please call 911. His missing persons report number with the Buffalo Police Department is #202190749. I know it must be hard on his mother and his family with the passing of another holiday season without Jaylen and his birthday quickly approaching.

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FBI Offering $25,000 For Information In Deadly Shooting Of 12-Year-Old

Police need help solving the murder of another young boy in Buffalo. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the cold case murder of a 12-year-old. Badraldeen Mohamad Elwaseem, age 12, was shot and killed in Buffalo on April 6, 2019, around 8:30 pm. Sadly, he was in his own home when he was shot. Badraldeen was in the kitchen of the apartment he lived in when he was hit by a stray bullet.

If you have any information that could help the FBI solve his case, please call (716) 856-7800 or visit tips.fbi.gov.


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