Youngstown police seek help in finding missing teen from the South Side

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Detectives say they are concerned with the fate of a 14-year-old Parkwood Avenue boy missing since Nov. 21.

Detective Sgt. Robert Gentile said investigators are concerned that Landon Lockhart may be in danger. He did not specify what type of danger that may be.

The teen’s family is circulating a new flyer with two pictures of Lockhart along with more identifying information. They told police Tuesday that Lockhart has chronic asthma and needs his inhaler. They said cold weather could make breathing more difficult for him.

All that has raised everyone’s concern about finding him as soon as possible.

“He’s never been gone this long, ever,” said Jovonna Solomon, Lockhart’s sister. “My mom needs him more than anything. She needs him.”

Lockhart’s mother, Lajena Solomon, said in a police report she filed Nov. 23 that she had last spoken to her son about 11 p.m. Nov. 21, when he left their home in the 600 block of Parkwood Avenue without permission.

Solomon told police she had exchanged several texts with her son and he promised to come home but he never did.

Lockhart is described as being 5’5. 160 pounds, with brown eyes and dark hair. He was last seen wearing black pants, a black windbreaker with a neon green Nike logo, a black ski mask and Calvin Klein slip-ons.

Anyone with information can call detectives at 330-742-8911; the Family Services Investigation Unit at 330-743-9380; or 911.

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