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Runaway Juvenile Reported

by Aaron E. Looney

August 26, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Missing Person/Runaway

Runaway Juvenile Reported

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating a juvenile male reported as a runaway on August 26, 2017.

Derrick Preston (DOB: 11-08-2002) left his residence after an argument with his mother on August 24 at about 4 p.m. He has not been seen or heard from since that time.

Preston is described as a black male with a brown complexion and thin build, standing about 6’2” and weighing about 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and khaki pants.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Derrick Preston is asked to contact First District detectives at 504-658-6010. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.