UPDATE 1/4/19 @ 5:15 PM: On January 3, 2018, Detectives with the Victorville Police Department located Donya Smith. Officials said he was found safe in the San Bernardino area.
Thank you to everyone who contacted law enforcement to help in the search for Donya.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The Victorville police department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 10-year-old runaway.
On Friday, December 28, 2018, deputies responded to the 15200 block of Moonglow Lane reference a runaway juvenile.
According to a news release, “Donya Smith reportedly ran away from the residence at approximately 1:00 pm, after an argument with his foster mother.”
Deputies have continued to conduct an extensive search for Donya, utilizing the assistance of Sheriff’s Aviation and a Canine Unit. Unfortunately, Donya has not been located.
Donya is described as a black male, 10-years old, 5’00” tall, and approximately 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair. Donya was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, and dark blue shorts with a green stripe.
Anyone with information about Donya or his whereabouts to contact Detective R. Hoag at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.