Police seek public’s help locating runaway teen

  • Destiny Espinueva-Moreno

Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a juvenile female who was reported as a runaway.

Seventeen-year-old Destiny Espinueva-Moreno was last seen around 8 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Hilo area, according to the Hawaii Police Department. She is described as being 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 115 pounds, with thin build, black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing gray pants and a black jacket.

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Espinueva-Moreno should contact Detective Gavin Kagimoto of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-2276, via email at gavin.kagimoto@hawaiicounty.gov or the department’s nonemergency line at (808) 935-3311.


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