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Acadia deputies searching for runaway teen

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 11:42:17-04

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a runaway teen.

Deputies say 16-year-old Kathleen Burgess reportedly left her home in Church Point on Saturday, July 20 around 1:00 am.

Deputies say that Burgess may be in the Lafayette area.

She was last seen wearing a white tank top and dark blue or black mid-length shorts.

Burgess is described as being 5'7" and 150 pounds with black hair styled in an afro and brown eyes. She also has a surgical scar on her left middle finger.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-788-8722.