STEELTON, DAUPHIN COUNTY—"I'll feel a lot better when he is home, safe & sound," says Nitasha Dunbar.
Her son, 17-year old Jamil, hasn't been seen since 8 a.m. Sunday morning. That's when he left his Aunt's house, after spending Saturday night. His relatives live just a few blocks away from his mother's home in Steelton, Dauphin County.
Ms. Dunbar is especially concerned because her son has Sickle Cell Anemia and as a result, has had several strokes. He can not talk without using a special machine, he takes medications and eats through a feeding tube. All of his necessities were left behind. Through the waiting and worrying, she is staying positive.
"He's somewhere around here, but you know hopefully they'll find him real soon, but we're looking for him constantly," she says.
Police are looking too.
"We don't believe anything suspicious, we just believe that he may be at a friend or relative's house & they don't know he's missing because obviously he can't speak for himself," says Steelton Police Officer Arthur Etnoyer.
Jamil is described as 5'5" tall, 125 pounds and was last seen wearing a camo t-shirt with blue jeans and white sneakers. The teen was last spotted in the area of N. 4th Street and Mulberry Street in Steelton.
If you have any information of Jamil's whereabouts, contact the Steelton Borough Police Department at 717-939-9841 or through Dauphin County Control at 717-558-6900.
"We're not looking to arrest anybody, we're just looking to get him back to his mom who seems to be pretty worried." Officer Etnoyer says.