Safely Located: Ameriyah Benavides

Date Posted: May 31st, 2022 @ 11:42 AM
Last Updated: May 31st, 2022 @ 11:48 AM
Photo of Ameriyah Benavides who has been safely located.

Thank you to our community and media partners, Ameriyah Benavides, is no longer a Missing Person.

She has been safely located. #SAFEOAKLAND.


For Immediate Release May 26, 2022


The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from our community and media partners in locating Missing Person, Ameriyah Benavides, who is at risk due to age.

Benavides was last seen around 10:00 AM, on May 25, 2022, in the 800 block of 52nd Street.

She was wearing a light blue and red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and red and black Jordan sneakers.

Benavides is described as a 13-year-old, African American female. She stands 5’05”, weighs 130 pounds, with shoulder-length brown hair (dreadlocks and twists), and brown eyes.

Benavides’ family reports she is in good mental and physical condition.

If you have any knowledge or information regarding the whereabouts of Benavides, please notify the Oakland Police Department's Missing Persons Unit at 510-238-3641.

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