Police searching for teens missing since January

akflanagan@thestate.comMarch 10, 2014 

— Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for the community’s assistance to find two teens missing since January.

Sheriff Lott said the two cases are unrelated, however, the circumstances are similar and are cause for concern.

Raquel Cruz, 15, has been missing since January 8. Cruz has called home several times, but investigators have no specific leads on her whereabouts, Sheriff Lott said.

Investigators have no specific leads on Shaniqua Dixon, 15, who has been missing since January 15.

Anyone with information about either case is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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