Missing Ithaca teen has returned home

Chen Hyuk Park

Ithaca Police say they are attempting to locate a missing 17-year-old Cascadilla School student.

Police say Chen Hyuk Park, of Oak Avenue, was last seen Wednesday around 11:00 a.m. Park was reported missing by staff at the Cascadilla School after he was absent from classes and events that staff say he would not normally miss.

Park is of Korean decent and was last seen wearing a grey or silver down coat, tan pants, and may have been carrying a blue and yellow back pack. Police say he was last seen running up Oak Avenue.

The Ithaca Police are asking anyone with information about Park's potential whereabouts to contact the department at 607-272-3245.