UPDATE: The missing juveniles have been located and are safe.
Camden County, N.J. – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer, Winslow Township Police Chief George Smith and Gloucester Township Police Chief David J. Harkins are asking for the public’s help locating two missing juveniles.
Leonard Hicks, 13, of Sicklerville was reported missing by his family on October 19th. Detectives responding to the family’s home on the 600 block of Tara Drive were shown a note written from the juvenile indicating he was running away.
Leonard Hicks is African American, 5’4”, 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen on a doorbell camera leaving his home at approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19th, wearing a black shirt, black shorts, black socks, no shoes, and carrying a black backpack full of clothes.
Hicks is known to frequent areas in Gloucester Township, Pine Hill and Winslow Township. He is believed to be with Jaleel Reddick, 13, of Blackwood, who was reported missing in the early morning hours of October 20th.
Jaleel Reddick is African American, 5’5”, with a skinny build and medium to dark complexion. He was last seen around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19th wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact CCPO Special Victim’s Unit Detective Lateasha Jones at 609-422-7219 or Winslow Township Police Department Captain John Leahey at 609-567-0700 ext. 1032.
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