NOPD searching for runaway juvenile

NOPD searching for runaway juvenile

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are asking for the public's help finding a runaway juvenile.

James Nelson III, 16, is described as a black male, six-feet tall, weighing 160 pounds with a medium build. He has a brown complexion and a Mohawk haircut.

Nelson's father told police he last saw his son on July 14 around 5 p.m. in their residence in the 1700 block of Industry Street.

When he returned home at 8 p.m., his son was gone and he has not been seen or heard from since.

The father said he waited several days before filing a missing person report because his son has left home before but he has always returned within a few days.

Nelson was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and basketball shorts.

Anyone with information about James Nelson III is asked to contact Detective Chad Cockerham or any Fifth District detective at 658-6050.

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