Francisco Meza, 23, was last seen at 10:24 p.m. Thursday in the 6300 block of South Keeler Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.
“I was talking to him through the whole ordeal,” Officer Saul Avila said at the award ceremony. “I was holding his hand, reassuring him … I wanted him to know, ‘We’re here for you.’”
A 14-year-old boy has been reported missing from Chicago Lawn on the Southwest Side, and he may with with a missing 14-year-old girl.
A teenage girl was reported missing from West Lawn on the Southwest Side.
Authorities are searching for a man who attacked an 18-year-old Chicago city bus passenger with a metal cane while screaming racist and anti-immigrant slurs at him.