Rescue crews search for missing teen hiker in Waianae

HPD searching for missing teen hiker in Waianae

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department is searching for a 15-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday morning.

Officials say Richard Vierra Jr. went hiking alone on Saturday at 6:30 a.m., in the trails near his home on Ala Akau Street in Waianae. Vierra called his mother at approximately 11:30 a.m., to say he was coming down, but has not been seen or heard from since.

Vierra is described as being 5'5", approximately 120 pounds and having reddish hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone.The public may now send anonymous text and web tips. Text "CS808" plus your message to 274637 or CRIMES.We will keep you updated as soon as more information becomes available. 

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