NEW YORK, NY – A family in Staten Island is desperately trying to figure out what happened to their three children who have now been missing for a full week.
The three siblings went missing from the Stapleton Houses, a public housing project in the Stapleton section of Staten Island on Thursday, January 25. They were reported missing the next day.
12-year-old Anzel Bousted went missing along with his older brother Jaelen Bousted, 15; and sister Zairy Rivera, 17.
Police believe the children may have run away from home. At this time, police have not released many details regarding their disappearance.
“It was reported to police that the three above listed individuals were last seen on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at approximately 0800 Hours inside their residence located at 67 Hill Street in the confines of the 120 precinct,” the NYPD said in a statement on Wednesday. “All three of the missing individuals are described as having a light complexion, brown eyes, and were last seen wearing unknown clothing.”
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).