NYPD asks for help finding four missing children

NEW YORK — The NYPD asked for help finding four missing children Friday.

Ashley Gracia, 13, was last seen at her family’s apartment building at East 100th and Second Avenue on Wednesday, police said. She is about 5 foot 4 inches tall. Gracia was last seen wearing a grey, hooded sweatshirt, grey leggings and grey sneakers.

Another 13 year old was also last seen at his 105th Street home, just blocks from Gracia’s apartment building, on Wednesday, police said. Matthew Phelan is about 5 foot 5 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt.

Alexander Ramirez, 12, was last seen Thursday at his Lexington and 115th Street apartment building, police said. He is about 5 foot 3 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket, tan pants and turquoise sneakers.

An 11-year-old boy also went missing in the Bronx, police said. Xavier Ferriera was last seen Thursday morning at his 137th Street apartment in Mott Haven. He is about 4 foot 2 inches tall. He was last seen wearing black glasses, maroon pants, a maroon sweater and red and blue Nike sneakers.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).