PA STATE POLICE SEARCHINIG FOR MISSING PERSONS 16-YEAR-OLD AALIYA M. DIAZ & 8-MONTH-OLD NATHANIEL A. ORTEGA JR.- LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP - LYCOMING COUNTY

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Pennsylvania State Police Troop F – Montoursville Barracks responded to 1530 Randall Circle, Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County, for the report of a runaway female and a missing baby, who were last seen on 07/31/2022 at approximately 2150 hours. 

Through the investigation, it is believed that 16-year-old Aaliya Marie DIAZ, ran away from her foster residence with her child, 8-month-old, Nathaniel Anthony ORTEGA Jr.

DIAZ is described as a white, Hispanic female, approximately 5’00”, 89 lbs, brown eyes, with dyed red hair with dark roots.  She was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, multicolored bracelets, and a gold necklace. 

ORTEGA is described as a white, Hispanic male, approximately 2’01”, 15 lbs., brown eyes, and black hair.  ORTEGA was last seen wearing a green onesie with grey sweatpants. 

It is believed DIAZ and ORTEGA are traveling together and are in the Reading, PA, area. 

Any persons with information regarding this incident or know the whereabouts of DIAZ and ORTEGA are asked to contact the PSP Montoursville Station at 570-368-5700 and speak to Tpr. REINER or anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107

All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing person.

All information is accurate as of Release Date and is subject to change or updated. 

Media Release #3725

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Sunday, July 31, 2022 - 9:45pm

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