NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a teen missing from the Behrman area.
Preshawna Payne was last seen by her father on Thursday.
Payne's father told police he dropped his daughter off near the intersection of Lauradale and Lawrence Streets to head to school.
Payne began walking in the opposite direction of her school and didn't show up. She has not been seen since.
Payne was last seen wearing a Helen Cox uniform and carrying a red book bag made of mesh material.
Anyone with information regarding Payne's whereabouts is asked to contact Fourth District detectives at 504-658-6040. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.