Missing: 16-year-old boy in Detroit considered suicidal, police say

Police are asking for help locating a teenager who was last seen on Thursday on South Deacon in Detroit.

Rakwan Weeden, 16, was last seen on Thursday, July around 4 p.m. at a gas station in the 1200 block of South Deacon. He is described as African American, 5'8", about 150 lbs with medium-length curly black hair.

Police say Rakwan was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with the word "ICARUS" on the front and black shorts.

His home is located in the 13000 block of Asbury Park.

Police say he's in good physical condition but can be considered suicidal.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department's Eighth Precinct at 313-596-5840 or 313-596-5800.


If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The crisis center provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to civilians and veterans. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or text to 741-741 

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