RPD: 2 missing teens found safe

Desirae Barker (L) and Jaszmine Powell (R) Photo: Rochester Police Department . Desirae Barker (L) and Jaszmine Powell (R)

Updated: October 17, 2020 10:06 AM
Created: October 16, 2020 09:17 PM

UPDATE: The Rochester Police Department announced on Friday that the two teens have been found safe and are in the process of reuniting them with their families. 


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Police Department is searching for two missing teens who may be traveling together. 

Jaszmine Powell, 15, and 16-year-old Desirae Barker were last seen on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, respectively. Both left on their own without saying anything to their families, police say.

While the two may be together, police say they have not confirmed this and at this time have no indication they are in danger. 

Powell is said to stand 5'7'' and weighs about 200 pounds with brown hair. She was last seen wearing a blue jean jacket and black jeans, and was last seen on Lyell Avenue.

Desirae, meanwhile, stands 5'4'' and weighs around 205 pounds. She has brown eyes and long brown hair. She was last known to be in the Lexington Avenue area.

Anyone with any information about either teenager is asked to call 911. 

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