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Missing Brooklyn Tech student, 14, found (Updated)

Jenna Hospedales was last seen headed home after school.

January 14, 2020 Mary Frost
Jenna Hospedales, 14, disappeared after school at Brooklyn Tech last Thursday and hasn’t been seen since. Photo: NYPD

Update (Jan. 15 at 9:56 a.m.): The teen was found on Tuesday and safely returned home, according to police.

Original article: Police and family members are searching for a 14-year-old Brooklyn Technical High School student missing since entering a subway station after school last week.

Jenna Hospedales was last seen at about 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9 entering the G train station at Fulton Street and South Elliot Place, according to the NYPD 77th Precinct. She never made it home.

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According to police and an Instagram post by a family member, Jenna is black, 118 lbs. and 5’8”. She was last seen wearing dark jeans, a black coat and carrying a gray book bag.

She is a freshman, CBS New York reported. Crystal Hospedales, the missing girl’s cousin, told CBS, “She is not a child who is super on social media. She’s not a child that dates. She’s not a child that has a wild side. She has never left home, so we are extremely concerned.”

Her family has hung flyers across the neighborhood and has posted requests for help on social media.

If you have any information, please call the 77th Precinct at 718-735-0611.



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