Last week, the Metropolitan Police Department sent out a series of tweets publicizing the disappearance of 10 D.C. teenagers who were considered "critically missing."
The Congressional Black Caucus is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FBI to help in the search for missing black girls in the Washington, D.C., area, following an alarming string of missing children cases from the nation's capital.
Concerned community members and local officials will gather at a forum Wednesday in Southeast Washington to discuss whether or not there is has been an increase in teens going missing in the District.
WHUR's Troy Johnson tells Chris Lawrence about the different challenges that come from the high rate of children of color who go missing as well as things you can do to keep your children safe.
There were 211 missing people reported in the District in January; 190 of them eventually were found unharmed. That still left 21 missing — 10 of them teenage girls.
Black and missing: In the first 10 days of March, 10 young Black and Latino girls were reported missing in Washington, D.C.