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Search underway for missing Hudson Falls girl



KINGSBURY — The Washington County Sheriff’s Department has issued an Amber Alert is asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old girl last seen in the Village of Hudson Falls Wednesday afternoon. 

Malaya M. Johnson, a student at Hudson Falls Middle School in Kingsbury, was seen leaving the school at the time of dismissal Wednesday. She was wearing blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt with pink lettering.

The Sheriff’s Department said Thursday they learned Johnson was seen after dismissal in the village. They believe she got in to a newer model Red Ford Mustang occupied with two Hispanic males inside. and may now be in Rockland County or New York City. 


Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 518-747-4623 or the New York State Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 1-800-346-3543.

Dylan Rossiter is the Upstate Courier's founder and Editor-at-Large. He has covered Siena College men's basketball, the Tri-City ValleyCats, and Section II Athletics. Rossiter is based in Boston, MA and can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @ByDylanRossiter.

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