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Opelousas Police: Missing Teen Found

Teen Located and is currently with family members.
Posted at 1:00 PM, Jan 30, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-31 05:32:50-05


The missing teen has been located and is currently with family members.

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OPELOUSAS, La. — Opelousas Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating Jauan Winbush, 16, of Opelousas.

Jauan left home during the late-night hours of January 28, 2023. He was reported as a runaway by a parent on January 29, 2023.

Jauan is a male, approximately 6'0" tall, weighing 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Jauan has a braided twist hairstyle (as seen in the photo). It is unknown as to what clothing Jauan was wearing when he left home.

Jauan is believed to still be in the Opelousas area. Anyone with information about Jauan’s whereabouts should contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, or by using the P3 mobile App).