OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police are asking the public’s assistance in searching for a male juvenile who ran away from home Friday.
Shawn Ryan Dowlearn, 15, left on a gray 26″ Murray mountain bike and had a military style backpack with him filled with camping equipment. He was wearing the hat shown in this photo, a gray jacket and faded black jeans, with gray and black sneakers.
Dowlearn’s family went out for dinner. When they returned home, they discovered Dowlearn had run away. He left a note for his parents he would be back in a couple of years. No suspicious activity or foul play is suspected. Dowlearn likes to camp and likes to go on adventures.
If he is seen, members of the public are requested to call OPD Dispatch at (760)435-4911.