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UPDATE: Runaway teenager in Washington found safe

Posted at 7:59 PM, Apr 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-24 16:20:30-04

WASHINGTON, La. — UPDATE (4/24): Deputies say Benoit has been found safe.


The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for runaway teenager named Daniel Benoit who was last seen Wednesday in Washington.

According to SLPSO, Benoit, 18, was last seen by his mother at their residence in the 400 block of Martin Luther King Drive in Washington.

Benoit's mother told SLPSO that her son left dressed in an unknown clothing description.

If you have seen Daniel Benoit or know of his current whereabouts, call the sheriff's office at 337-948-6516 or Crimestoppers at 337-948-TIPS.

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