Detroit police looking for missing 17-year-old boy with mental illness

Eilyya Jackson
Eilyya Jackson (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are looking for Eilyya Jackson, a 17-year-old boy last seen Saturday morning.

According to authorities, Jackson was last seen at about 3:30 a.m. at his house, located near the intersection of Hazelton Street and Riverdale Drive.

Eilyya JacksonDetails
Age17 years old
ClothingLast seen wearing a dark blue or black long sleeve shirt, tan khaki pants and blue gym shoes

His family said he is in good physical condition, but suffers from a mental illness.

Anyone who has seen Eilyya Jackson or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5640 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.

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