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The Riverhead Police Department is asking the public’s help to find three boys they said are “frequent runaways” from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead.

Jadarrius Hunt, 14, Malachi Sweatte, 16, and and Jose Castro, 16 left the Timothy Hill facility on Middle Road Nov. 13 at approximately 8 p.m. and have not returned, according to a Riverhead Police Department press release issued last night. No foul play is expected, police said.

Jadarrius Hunt was described by police as a Black male, 6’0″ tall, 235 pounds, with a dark complexion, brown eyes, short black hair, and a “MOM” tattoo on his right wrist, according to the release. He was last seen wearing a jean jacket, blue jeans and brown work boots.

Malachi Sweatte was described by police as a Black male, 5’10″ tall, 145 pounds, with a dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair and light facial hair, according to the release. He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, white and blue shoes and a gold chain with a cross attached.

Jose Castro was described by police as a Hispanic male, 5’0″ tall, 145 pounds, light complexion, brown eyes, short black hair, according to the release. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, light color jeans, and black and red Nike sneakers.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jadarrius Hunt, Malachi Sweatte and Jose Castro is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at (631)727-4500.

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