16 Texas Children Went Missing Out of the 28 Days in February
Its never easy writing about the subject of kids that have gone missing. A lot of the time, we have no idea of the circumstances around their disappearance. They could have run away, they could have been kidnapped or they could have been taken by the other parent during a visitation. No matter the circumstance, 15 families had their children go missing in the short month of February.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
This information comes from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This website hosts the photos and information needed to contact authorities around children under the age of 18 that have gone missing. If a child is considered to be in grave danger, that information will be included along with who they believe the dangerous individual is who has that child. Luckily, in this case, no dangerous subject is with these kids, there is just a family that is desperately looking for him or her.
These Kids are of All Ages and Backgrounds
As of this writing (March 1, 2023), between February 1 and February 28, 2023, 16 teenagers are still missing that were reported missing in Febraury across Texas. Their ages range from 14 to 17 years old. These children are of all ethnicities, from different Texas cities and from different socioeconomic backgrounds.
Why are these kids missing?
No official details have been given as to why these kids are missing. It doesn't matter, really, because these families are in constant worry mode wondering where their child might be. It doesn't matter if the child ran away, was kidnapped, not returned after visiting with the other parent or whatever other reason, these kids need to be found.
The smallest detail could be the information needed to locate a missing child. Never be afraid to speak up.
The circumstances around any child's disappearance should never be assumed, the family just wants to see a safe return. You can help find any of the 16 Texas children who went missing in December by contacting the listed law enforcement agency or 800-843-5678 (800-THE-LOST). No matter how small the detail may be, contact authorities and let them know.