The photo on the right is age-progressed to 25 years.
Name: Michael James Borges
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: April 30, 2005
Location Last Seen: Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina
Date of Birth: July 14, 1987
Age: 17 years old
Height: 5'10" - 6'1"
Weight: 150-160 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has an M shaped scar on his right bicep, acne scars on his face and there is a gap between his two front teeth.
Fingerprints: Not Available
Clothing: Sleeveless white t-shirt, black tank top, tennis shorts and blue jeans.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Michael was last seen on April 30, 2005. He may still be in the local area, or he may have traveled to Newark, New Jersey where his father lived. Prior to 2005, he lived with his father in New Jersey and moved to Fayetteville in search of a fresh start.
He was last seen at the intersection of Old Spears Road and Tolgate Road in Fayetteville, NC and may have been going to visit friends at the time of his disappearance. Michael has not been seen or heard from since. It is possible that Michael's disappearance is gang-related. He may have been a member of a gang and could have been trying to leave the gang during this time.
Agency Name: Fayetteville Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Michael Ballard
Agency Phone Number: 910-433-1851
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 2005-012737
NCMEC Case Number: 1014194
NamUs Case Number: 2258
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Fayetteville Police Department
CUE Center for Missing Persons
Added: 4/26/2016; Last Updated: 4/26/2016
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.