Updated at 3:10 p.m. — Amadou “Niko” Diop has been found and is safe after being reported missing in Great Falls yesterday, Fairfax County police announced.
Earlier: An 18-year-old who has gone missing in Great Falls may be in danger due to health concerns, police say.
The Fairfax County Police Department issued a “missing persons” alert for Amadou “Niko” Diop just after 8 a.m. today (Monday), reporting that he was last seen around 10:30 p.m. yesterday (Saturday) at his residence in the 10000 block of Akhtamer Drive in Great Falls.
He is described as 6-foot-1, weighing 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
“Last seen wearing light beige pajama pants,” the FCPD said, noting that Diop is considered “endangered due to mental &/or physical health concerns.”
According to an alert shared by the Virginia State Police, Diop was last seen on foot and may not be wearing anything aside from the pajama bottoms.
Police advise community members who see Diop or have information about where he might be found to call 911 or the FCPD’s dispatch at 703-691-2233.
#MISSING: 18-year-old Amadou Diop “Niko” last seen 10:30PM Nov. 26 in the 10000 blk of Akhtamer Dr, Great Falls. He is 6’1” 130lbs, with bro hair & bro eyes. Last seen wearing light beige pajama pants. Endangered due to mental &/or physical health concerns. Call 911 w/info. #FCPD pic.twitter.com/WV5BVxZt7v
— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) November 27, 2023
Good Wednesday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…
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