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Police Seek Help to Locate Missing Somers Teen

Dejohnet Day

Somers, New York - The New York State Police in Somers are attempting to locate Dejohnet Day, age 17, who went missing today, Aug. 28.

Dejohnet Day had recently been court ordered to Four Winds Hospital in the town of Lewisboro. Staff conducted a routine fire drill today, when he fled on foot. Subject was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt. Any person having information is requested to contact Trooper Sansone or Trooper Garcia at 914-277-3651. Refer to Case No. 7769603.

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