15-Year-Old Boy Missing

CHICAGO (STMW) — Police are looking for a 15-year-old boy last seen Saturday in the Southwest Side Vittum Park neighborhood.

Ricardo Tapia was last seen near the 5200 block of South Parkside Avenue about 11:15 p.m. Saturday, according to a missing persons alert issued by Wentworth Area detectives.

He is described as 5-foot-7 and 250 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He is Hispanic with a medium complexion, and was wearing blue jeans, black gym shoes and a dark gray hooded jacket.

Anyone with information should call detectives at (312) 747-8385.

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  • Yo quiero Taco Bell

    5’7 and 250lbs??!!!! He couldn’t have gone far!

    • tommyo

      Yo Quiero Taco Bell- feel better now? Think your comment is funny? Do you feel like a better person for adding to someone’s pain?

    • Jose

      That’s hilarious, HaHaHaHaHaHaHa.

    • Jackie

      A child is mssing. This is not a joke or something to joke about. Some people are so rude and have no compassion for others.

  • Carlos Garcia

    What is Ricardo’s immigration status? Just curious.

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