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Missing 14-year-old Tyquan Taylor
Missing 14-year-old Tyquan Taylor(Photo provided by his mom)
Published: Apr. 11, 2023 at 11:28 AM MDT|Updated: Apr. 12, 2023 at 5:39 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE: Tyquan’s mom tells 11 News he was found and is safe! Updated Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.


A family is asking for help from the community with finding a missing teen.

The mother and aunt of 14-year-old Tyquan Taylor tell KKTV 11 News he left school early on Friday and has not been seen since. Taylor attends Galileo School-Math and Science in the 1600 block of N. Union Boulevard. The area is southeast of the Patty Jewett Golf Course.

“He has the mind of a 7-10-year-old and cannot make mindful decisions on his own,” Taylor’s aunt said of him.

Police told 11 News on Monday they didn’t have reason to believe he is in any danger. On Wednesday, police announced he is considered “endangered.”

If you have information on the location of Taylor, you can call Colorado Springs Police at 719-444-7000.

The following message was sent out on Wednesday from the police:

“The Colorado Springs Police Department is searching for 14-year-old Tyquan Taylor. Tyquan was reported as missing on April 7, 2023, by his family. He was last seen at his school on N Union Boulevard in Colorado Springs. School Resource Officers have actively looked for Tyquan but have not been able to locate him. Tyquan is at risk, and he needs medication. Tyquan is 5′ tall, 80 lbs., with light brown curly hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a puffy black coat, beige pants, black van high-tops, and had a black backpack. Anyone with information on Tyquan’s whereabouts is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.”