UPDATE: Blake Batiste has been located.
ORIGINAL RELEASE: The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating a juvenile reported as a runaway on June 30, 2017.
The mother of the reported runaway told police that her son, Blake Batiste (DOB: 05-05-2002) had left his grandmother’s house in the 6400 block of Eads Street at about 12:30 p.m. on June 30 without permission and has not been seen or heard from since. Batiste is described as a habitual runaway.
Batiste is described as a black male standing 5’11” and weighing about 180 pounds.
Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Blake Batiste is asked to contact Third District detectives at 504-658-6030.