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Teenage boy goes missing in Waianae trail


CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in locating Richard Vierra Jr. who went hiking alone on July 5, 2014, at approximately 6:30 a.m., in the trails near his home on Ala Akau Street in Waianae. He called his mother at approximately 11:30 a.m., to say he was coming down, but has not been seen or heard from since.

Richard Vierra Jr. is 15-years-old. He's around 5'5" tall and weights 120 lbs. He has short reddish hair and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt with white lettering, shorts, and a light blue backpack.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone. Free cellular calls are provided by AT&T, Nextel Hawaii, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Hawaii, Mobi PCS, and Hawaiian Telcom. The public may now send anonymous text and web tips. Text "CS808" plus your message to 274637 or CRIMES.