06 January 2020

Captain John J. Ryan
Acting Troop K Commander

*Update: Zelin Yan has been located with his parents in Beijing, China.*

Amenia, New York – January 6, 2020, the New York State Police from the Dover Plains barracks are searching for a missing teen, Zelin Yan, age 15, also known as “Burt,” who was supposed to arrive at the Wassaic Train Station in the town of Amenia on yesterday’s date. 
According to family, “Burt” Zelin Yan was dropped off at Grand Central Station, and last seen in the area of track 109 at 5:09 p.m. on January 5, 2020.  “Burt” is 5 feet 5 inches tall, approximately 150 pounds, and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweat pants, black sneakers, black back pack, and a large blue suitcase.  The image provided was taken on January 5, 2020.
If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of “Burt” Zelin Yan, they are asked to please contact the New York State Police at (845) 677-7300.





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