24 January 2020

Captain John J. Ryan
Acting Troop K Commander


UPDATE - Ariana located safely with the assistance of the town of Fishkill Police Department, and returned to her family.

Wappinger, New York - January 24, 2020, the State Police from the Wappinger barracks are searching for a 12-year-old runaway from Woodlands Court in the town of Wappinger. 

Ariana Zerafa, was last seen at home this evening by her family before being reported as missing. Ariana is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs approximately 105 pounds, wearing ripped black jeans, and a black hooded sweatshirt with a "Wappingers Wicked" logo.

No further description or direction of travel is available at this time. 

Anyone with information regarding the possible location of Ariana is asked to please contact the New York State Police at (845) 677-7300. 



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