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OPD: Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating A Runaway Teen

UPDATE: Isiah Pickney has been located, he will be referred to the juvenile justice system, and released to his mother.


OPELOUSAS- The Opelousas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a runaway teenager.

According to reports, 15-year-old, Isiah Pickney ran away from home this past Friday, August 16, and has not returned home.

Pickney’s mother advised that he has been seen in Evangeline Parish but is avoiding his mother.

Anyone with knowledge of Isiah Pickney’s whereabouts should contact local authorities. Police say, anyone knowingly allowing this minor child to be absent from his home without consent could face charges of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Please contact the Opelousas Police Department (337) 948-2500 with any information regarding Isiah Pickney.