Missing Child Found

On May 19,2018 at approximately 5:00 AM, Harrisburg Police received a call from an individual on the 2200 block of Market stating that a child was found on their back porch.  Officers arrived and confirmed that the child was Jones.  Jones was not injured but was cold, wet, and hungry.  Jones was taken to a local hospital to be check.  Family members did arrive at the hospital to comfort Jones. 


On May 18, 2018 at 10:20 AM, Harrisburg Police responded to Melrose School for a report of a student that ran out of the school.  School Staff related that 8 years old Deaveon Jones ran out of Melrose School at 9:21 AM towards Derry Street.  School staff attempted to search the area Jones but were not able to find her.  Family and friends near Melrose School were contacted and they verified that Jones was not there. 

Jones was wearing a gray hooded jacket with a gray polo shirt underneath, black pants, and possibly white and black sneakers.  Her hair is braided.

Anyone with information regarding Jones is asked to contact the Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900.

Incident Date: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:21am
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2041 Berryhill Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104