King County Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for help from the public regarding the 1982 disappearance of Benjamin Ridley. Ridley was last seen in the Burien area in July, 1982, when he was 15-years old. He hasn’t been seen or heard from since, and KCSO Detectives are looking for any and all information anyone has about him. Below are two photographs showing what Ridley looked like around the time he went missing: Below is an ‘age progression’ photo of what Ridley likely looks like now: The age progression depicted was done by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The link to their website is Their phone number is 1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678).

If anyone has any information about Benjamin Ridley, Detectives urge you to call the King County Sheriff’s Office at (206) 296-3311.

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