A Silver Alert has been issued by the Nassau County Police Department for a mentally handicapped 15-year-old who went missing from Mercy First Residential Facility in Syosset on Sunday.
Shakeem Smith, 15, was last seen leaving the facility at 525 Convent Rd, Syosset on foot Sunday at 3:21 p.m. He is described as African American, 5'3", 122 pounds. He has the mental capacity of an 8-year-old, according to the alert, and takes medications (Abilify and Depicot) for mood swings.
It is unknown what he was wearing at the time he left Mercy First.
If you see Shakeem Smith call 911 or his caseworker, Kari DiFiori, at 516-921-0808 Ext. 1880