Tips wanted: Detroit teen missing nearly a month

Chauncy Jefferson - missing
Chauncy Jefferson. Photo credit Detroit Police

(WWJ) Where is Chauncy Jefferson?

Detroit Police are reaching out for help from the public to find the 16-year-old boy, who disappeared nearly a month ago.

According to investigators, Jefferson was last seen on Sunday, December 27, 2020, at around 10:15 p.m. He left his home in the 16000 block of St. Marys St., west of Greenfield Rd. near Puritan, and hasn't been seen or heard from since.

Jefferson is described as , 5'9" tall and around 154 lbs., with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray hat, black jacket, gray sweater, gray jeans and white 'Air Force One' gym shoes.

Police said the teen is believed to be in good physical and mental condition.

Anyone who may have seen Jefferson, or who knows of his whereabouts, is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s 8th Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5840. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (1-800-773-2587).