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UPDATE 2 : Police Seek Help Finding Missing Mother and Son

Date: July 25, 2020
Incident Type: Missing Persons
Location: All Zones

UPDATE 08/12/20 10:22 a.m.

Jamilah McLean and Josiah McLean have returned home safely. Thank you to the public and the media for your concern and shares on social media.


Original Post:


An incorrect photo of the mother of Josiah McLean, Jamilah McLean, was provided to police. That post has been deleted. The new photos are seen below. The information remains the same.

We apologize for any confusion.

If seen please contact SVU at (412) 323-7141 or call 911.



Original post:

Pittsburgh Police detectives with the Special Victims Unit (SVU) seek the public's assistance in locating a missing mother and son.

Jamilah McLean, 17, is described as 5 feet 3 inches tall, 165 pounds, with black hair worn in braids. She also wears glasses. Josiah McLean is one year old. He is 2 feet 4 four inches tall, and weighs 22 pounds. He has black hair.

There is no clothing description available.

They were last seen leaving home and going for a walk in the East Hills area around 2 p.m. on July 24. They may still be in the East Hills area or in Braddock Hills.

If you have any information, please contact SVU at (412) 323-7141 or call 911.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz