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Police searching for Opelousas man last seen in Bastrop area Tuesday

Car located unoccupied on N. Market St. Friday
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Posted at 2:55 PM, Oct 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-08 15:55:25-04

Opelousas Police are searching for a missing man reported to be in the Bastrop area on Tuesday.

Family of 36-year-old Wilfred Kinnerson III of Opelousas say that he was last known to be returning from a trip and was reportedly in the Bastrop area Tuesday, on his way back to Opelousas.

Kinnerson's vehicle was located unoccupied on Friday in the 600 block of N. Market Street, according to police.

Police say at this time it cannot be determined if any foul play occurred in relation to Kinnerson's disappearance. Investigators are "currently using all resources at their disposal to attempt and locate Mr. Kinnerson," they say.

Anyone with information on Kinnerson's whereabouts should contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500,, or through Crime Stoppers.

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