Chula Vista Police Department located Troy Richmond Jr. He was safely reunited with his family at approx. 9:30am on August 29.
The Chula Vista Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating a 10 year old missing child. The 10 year old boy, Troy Lamonte Richmond Jr, DOB 03-04-99, was last seen on Friday, 08-28-09 at 11:00 a.m. at his residence in the 1100 block of First Avenue in Chula Vista.
Chula Vista Police Officers first learned that Troy was missing when a Chula Vista Police Officer stopped his mother's boyfriend riding his bicycle without a light on Saturday, 08-29-09 at approximately 1:30 a.m. When asked why he was riding around at night without a bike light at night, the boyfriend stated he was looking for his girlfriend's missing 10 year old son. No one had reported Troy missing to that point. Officers returned to Troy's home and searched for Troy or further evidence of his location.
Troy was last seen at his home on Friday, 08-28-09 at 1100 a.m. Troy may have left home with a family friend named Byron Keith Johnson, DOB 04-09-1968. According to Troy's family, Johnson said he was taking Troy to a barbecue at an unknown location and they have not returned. It is unusual that Troy would stay away over night and it is unusual that Johnson has not contacted them. Troy's family does not have a contact phone number or permanent address for Johnson. Johnson does not have a car or permanent address and he is known to stay with friends in Spring Valley, San Diego and Chula Vista. Chula Vista Police Officers conducted records checks throughout the morning but have been unable to locate a current address or contact number for Johnson.
Missing person information:
- Last seen wearing a white t-shirt and black basketball shorts
Last seen with:
Johnson and Richmond may be on foot or may have taken public transportation. Please contact the Chula Vista Police Department at (619)691-5151 if you have any information about the whereabouts of Johnson or Richmond.
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