Teen in need of medication missing for days, family asking for help

ST. PETERSBURG - The St. Petersburg Police are continuing to search for an endangered runaway teen who has been missing since  July 24.

Dinhngo Nguyen, who just turned 16 this month, suffers from mental and physical conditions that require him to take medication, but he hasn't taken any since July 23.

His family is turning to the public for help.

Dinhngo was last seen at his home, located at 4726 22nd Avenue North in St. Petersburg.   

He is described as an Asian male, 5'5", 140 lbs, and black buzzed cut hair.

He was last seen wearing glasses, a blue shirt and grey shorts.

He doesn't have a vehicle and is believed to be travelingg on foot, in either North St. Petersburg or Clearwater.

He has run away twice in the past prior to 2011. The first time,  he was found near the bridge in Clearwater. The second time, he was found near a CVS store at 22nd Avenue North and 34th Street North.

Anyone with information is asked to call (727) 893-7780 or investigator Deanna Mobley at (727) 892-5073.

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