Authorities are asking for help from the public finding a teenager who has been missing from Onondaga County for more than a month.

The New York State Police says that 15-year-old Giovanni A. Spagnola was last seen on February 2, 2022.  Spagnola is from Cicero, New York.

Giovanni is described as standing five feet five inches tall and weighing approximately 125 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.

Police believe that he is in the Auburn, New York area.  No other information about his disappearance has been provided.

MISSING PERSON Poster Giovanni Spagnola Poster Courtesy: New York State Police
MISSING PERSON Poster Giovanni Spagnola Poster Courtesy: New York State Police
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Anyone who knows where Giovanni Spagnola is, or who has information that might be helpful to police who are searching for him, is asked to call State Police Headquarters at: (315) 366.6000.

Help from members of the public is often crucial in missing persons cases.

Anonymous tips may also be made to Crime Stoppers.  Any Crime Stoppers office around the country will take information and convey it to local police agencies.

Telephone tips, e-mail, and messages may also be left anonymously with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers by calling: 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), by visiting www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. All information received by Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% confidential.

According to the FBI, in 2021 there were 337,195 National Crime Information Center (NCIC) entries for missing children.  Of those more than 27,000 were cases of endangered runaways according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

[AUTHOR'S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New York State Police.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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