Update 01/21/2022 at 2:38 p.m.: Mr. Traveon Griffin has been located and he is safe. At approximately 2:00 p.m., a Dallas officer was flagged down in the 8400 block of Winecup Ridge Drive regarding a possible burglar inside of his residential garage. When the officer arrived to the residence, Traveon was observed walking from the garage into the residence. He was still wearing just his black shorts and appeared to be unharmed. Dallas Fire and Rescue was notified and performed a medical evaluation. He was reunited with his family and subsequently transported to an area hospital for a more thorough examination. The homeowner stated that their garage had been left open at some point during the previous day. However, we cannot confirm how long Traveon had been inside.
As of this writing, there are still no signs of foul play or any pending criminal charges at this time. The Dallas Police Department wants to express its sincere gratitude to members of the community, volunteers and the men and women of the Department who spent countless hours searching and subsequently finding Traveon Griffith.
Update 01/21/2022 at 9:00 a.m. – The search continues for Critical Missing Person Traveon Griffin. Officers searched throughout the night and produced no new leads, nor any evidence that foul play is a factor. Additional resources such as K9, Mounted and volunteers will be added throughout the day to assist with the search. We continue to ask the public that if you have seen Traveon or know of his whereabouts, please call 911.
The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Traveon Michael Allen Griffin. On January 20, 2022, at about 12:00 a.m., Mr. Griffen was last seen in the 5900 block of Naravista Drive. He may be confused and in need of assistance.
Mr. Griffin is described as an 11-year-old black male. He is 4’11”, weighs 72 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing white socks, black shorts, and no shirt.
This is being upgraded to critical due to the victim’s clothing attire and current below-freezing temperatures.
Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268. Please refer to case number 011748-2021.