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Ville Platte teen found safe

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Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-08 18:52:50-04

UPDATE: The runaway teen from Ville Platte has been located and is safe, according to Police Chief Lartigue.

Chief Lartigue reports that his officers responded at 7:30 pm on June 7, to the 900 block of West Jefferson Street in reference to a missing juvenile.

Lartigue says that the 15-year-old's mother told police that her daughter said she was going to the movies with her sister and father but that she saw her daughter get into a blue Chevrolet pickup truck and leave the area.

Lartigue says the mother contacted the other parties who said they had not made plans with her daughter and did not know her location.

Police were able to locate the driver of the blue truck who stated that he dropped the teen off in the area of Kembo Street.

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