16-year-old missing 6 months, possibly seen in Berkeley

Gaijin Holquin in 2012

The Oakland Police Department is asking for help in locating missing person 16-year-old Gaijin Holquin, who was last seen by his family in August 2012.

On August 3, 2012, at about 9:00 a.m., Holquin told his mother that he was going to see a movie at the AMC theaters and then that he was going to shop at GameStop and Best Buy in Emeryville. He never returned home.

Holquin is a male, 16 years of age, 5’8, 150 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, gray shirt with blue and white stripes, and black jeans. He was carrying a back pack.

Holquin is reported to be in good mental and physical condition. He has no history of being reported missing or running away. Since Holquin’s disappearance, he has been reportedly seen in the cities of Berkeley and Alameda.


If you have any information regarding Holquin, contact the Oakland Police Department Missing Persons Section at (510) 238-3641, or visit OPD online.

Nixle Tip Watch allows tipsters to send OPD a tip three ways:
1. Text TIP OAKLANDPD to 888777 from your cell phone.
2. Call our toll-free tip hotline at 855-TIPS-247 (855-847-7247).
3. Respond to OPD’s Nixle messages 510-535-GUNS or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

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