Alex Shin Missing – Authorities are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 17-year-old Joon Alex Shin in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
NORRISTOWN, Pa. – According to a news release from the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. Joon “Alex” Shin, was reported missing from his family’s home in Lower Gwynedd Township on Sunday, 3 October, 2021.
The Montgomery County Detective Bureau and Lower Gwynedd Township Police are jointly conducting the search for Shin.
The District Attorney described shin as a boy of Asian descent, who is 5’6″ tall, and weighs approximately 175 pounds.
Authorities say Shin left home by car, but indications are that he might have abandoned the vehicle in favor of public transportation, His cellphone last placed him in Philadelphia around 11th and Arch Streets on Sunday evening,
District Attorney Kevin Steele said “There is an urgent concern for Alex’s safety and physical wellbeing, We are asking for the public’s help to get Alex home safely to his family.”
Anyone who spots Shin or has any information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Lower Gwynedd Police at 215-646-5300 or the Montgomery County Emergency Dispatch at 610-635-4300.
You can also help bring him back home by sharing this post on social media platforms to create awareness on his disappearance.
Social media reaction
PUBLIC’S HELP NEEDED IN SEARCH FOR MISSING 17-YEAR-OLD JOON “ALEX” SHIN
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Lower Gwynedd Police Chief Paul Kenny request the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old runaway!
— Ada Miller (@AdaMiller2017) October 6, 2021
— Pennsylvania Daily Voice (@DailyVoicePA) October 6, 2021
Have you seen this local boy? Joon “Alex” Shin has not been seen since he left home Sunday.
— Bala Cynwyd Patch (@BalaCynwydPatch) October 6, 2021
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— John Collins (@Johnr_Collins) October 7, 2021