Marcire Springfield, 19, (left) and Nasir Scruggs, 17, both left Timothy Hill Children's Ranch on May 7 at about 10 p.m., according to Riverhead Police

The Riverhead Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating Marcire Springfield and Nasir Scruggs, who left the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch on Middle Road in Riverhead, on May 7, at approximately 10 p.m. The pair left together, without permission, by unknown means and in an unknown destination.

No foul play is suspected, police said.

According to police, Springfield is a 19-year-old black male, height 5′-7″, weight 146 pounds, with brown eyes and black braided hair. He was last seen wearing all black clothing and black shoes.

Nasir Scruggs is a seventeen 17-year-old black male, height 5′-10″, weight 134 pounds, with brown eyes and black braided hair.  He was also last seen wearing all black clothing and black shoes.  Scruggs is a frequent runaway from the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch and has been known to frequent the areas of Nassau and Queens counties in the past, police said.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of either Marcire Springfield and Nasir Scruggs are asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at (631)727-4500. 

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