MISSING: 16-year-old Noel Horacio Gonzales

UPDATE: St. George Police report that Noel Gonzales was located and returned to his family.

ST GEORGE — Police are asking for assistance in locating a male juvenile who went missing after leaving his home 10 days ago.

Missing person alert issued by the St. George Police Department looking for 16-year-old Noel Horacio Gonzales, St. George, Utah, Sept. 19, 2016 | Image courtesy of the St. George Police Department, St. George News
Missing person alert issued by the St. George Police Department looking for 16-year-old Noel Horacio Gonzales, St. George, Utah, Sept. 19, 2016 | Image courtesy St. George Police Department, St. George News

St. George Police were notified by the boy’s mother that Noel Horacio Gonzales has not been heard from since he left his home Sept. 9.

Gonzales was last seen wearing white shoes, white pants, a black sweater and carrying a red backpack.

He left on foot by himself and may be staying with friends in the area of Washington City.

“He has left before, but never for this amount of time. Generally, it’s just overnight,” St. George Police Officer Lona Trombley said of Gonzales’ history of leaving home without informing anyone.

Missing person description: 

  • Name:         Noel Horacio Gonzales
  • Age:             16 years old
  • Race:           Hispanic
  • Height:        5’5″
  • Build:          Medium / Average
  • Hair color:  Black (short)
  • Eye color:   Brown
  • Last seen wearing:  White shoes, white pants, black sweater and carrying a red backpack

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gonzales is asked to contact:

St. George Police Department at telephone 435-627-4300 or Detective Derek Lewis at 435-627-4358, reference incident 16P022740.

Email: jwitham@stgnews.com

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