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Police searching for missing 14-year-old Miami-Dade boy


Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old Miami-Dade boy who was last seen around 3:45 a.m. Monday.

Police said 14-year-old Juan Velasquez Jr. left his home near the 15500 block of Southwest 147th Court and took off in the family’s car: A white 2015 Dodge Journey with a license plate number of HJCH61.

“My big worry is that he can be with somebody else, you know with adult people, and I’m worried. He can be harmed in any way, so I ask him don’t do wrong things, just come home,” said father Juan Velazquez, Sr.

Velasquez has brown eyes, brown hair and braces.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, call the Special Victims Bureau/Missing Persons Squad at (305) 715-3300 or Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).