MANHATTAN — Police are urgently searching for a missing Kips Bay teenager who suffers from depression and has threatened suicide.
Jake Seaton was last seen inside his Kips Bay apartment about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Jake, of 141 E. 33rd St., is described as 5-feet-9, 135 pounds with green eyes and black hair.
He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, dark jeans and black sneakers.
Jake was carrying his guitar in a large black case.
He was also wearing a backpack — black and grey, with some orange, that had been mostly covered over with black magic marker.
Seaton's family has set up a Facebook page to to spread the word about his disappearance and share information.
Anyone who has seen Jake or has information is asked to call the 17th Precinct Detective Squad at 212-826-3206.
The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can be submitted by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website,www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.