ALERT: Over A Dozen Teen Girls Go Missing In D.C.

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This month, a dozen teens of color have gone missing in the Washington D.C. area.

According to the D.C. Police Department, more than 10 Black and Latino teens have been reported missing. But what’s more surprising is that there is little or no press surrounding it.

Since the 3rd of March EIGHT Black girls have been reported missing in D.C.

Jacqueline Lassey, missing from the 1200 block of Morse Street NE. Last seen Friday, March 10, 2017 around 8:00pm.

Taylor Innis, missing from the 4700 block of 5th Street NW. Last seen Friday, March 10, 2017 around 10:30pm.

Yashaiyah Enoch, missing from the 5000 block of Kimi Grey Court SE. Last seen Wednesday, March 8, 2017 around 11:00pm.

Dashann Trikia Wallace, missing from the 200 block of I Street SE. Last seen Wednesday, March 8, 2017 around 12:30pm.

Dayanna White, missing from the 100 block of Ivanhoe Street SW. Last seen Monday March 3, 2017 around 8:00am.

Talisha Coles, missing from the 1000 block of Maryland Avenue NE. Last seen Tuesday March 4, 2017 around 7:25am.

Aniya McNeil, missing from the 1100 block of New Jersey Avenue NW around 9:27am.

Morgan Richardson, missing from the 1900 block of Massachusetts Avenue SE. Last seen Thursday March 6, 2017 around 8:00am.

The search has expanded to include five more on the list (see graph below):

But, according to the authorities, this is not anything new or at least “nothing to cause alarm.” Are you serious?

“The number of missing persons reports has remained constant since 2014,” Mayor Muriel Bowser said during a news conference on DC’s Fox 5 News. “What has changed is…