22 November 2019

Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander

Amenia, New York - November 22, 2019, the New York State Police from the SP Dover Plains barracks are searching for a seventeen-year-old runaway, Leonardo Pop Ba, last seen at his residence on State Route 343 in the town of Amenia.  Leonardo is 5 feet 4 inches tall, with brown eyes, black hair, and weighs approximately 140 pounds.
Leonardo was placed with a non-relative foster home in Amenia, NY, in 2018.  Investigation revealed Leonardo left his foster home sometime in September 2019.  Details pertaining to direction of travel, possible destination or clothing description are unknown.
If anyone has seen Leonardo or has information regarding his current whereabouts, they are asked to please contact the New York State Police at (845) 677-7300.

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