German Police Continues Search for Missing 14-Year-Old American

Written by Kathrine Frich

Jul.06 - 2024 3:27 PM CET

Photo: German Police
Photo: German Police
14-year-old Aydin has Been Missing Since Thursday

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The search for Aydin (14), an American who disembarked from the cruise ship "Caribbean Princess" in Rostock on Thursday, continues as his whereabouts remain unknown.

Looking for Witness

According to Tag24 authorities are still seeking a crucial witness who reportedly met with the missing teenager immediately after he left the cruise ship, the police stated on Saturday.

Further surveillance camera footage indicated that the 14-year-old was seen with the unknown individual around 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, heading towards Warnemünde Church Square.

The man is described as:

  • Approximately 20 to 25 years old

  • Slim build

  • Long hair braided into a ponytail

  • Wearing a light shirt, blue trousers, and a black jacket

  • Brown over-ear headphones

Missing Since Thursday

14-year-old Aydin from the USA disembarked from the Caribbean Princess in Rostock on Thursday at around 7 a.m., police said .

After that, his trail goes cold. The boy did not return to the cruise ship . The police have been looking for Aydin since the morning, and in the evening they turned to the public and asked for help in finding him.

He is described as:

  • Approximately 1.75 meters tall

  • Dark, long hair

  • Wearing a dark jacket, long dark trousers, and retro-style shoes

Information can be provided to the police at 0381/4916-1616, any other police station, or the online police station at