NOPD searching for runaway Mid City teen

NOPD searching for runaway Mid City teen
Shawnice Alfred. Source: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a runaway juvenile from Mid City.

On May 2 around 7 a.m. Shawnice Alfred's father said he dropped her off at school at Warren Easton High School.

Alfred stands five feet six inches tall and weighs around 121 pounds. She has shoulder length dark brown, black hair that is possibly braided.

She was last seen wearing a white short sleeved dress shirt and gray plaid uniform pants.

Her father said usually arrives home from school by 4 p.m. She did not return home and her father has tried numerous times to contact her by cellphone with no success, according to NOPD.

The father believes she is with her boyfriend, also a Warren Easton High School student.

Shawnice has a history of running away from home but returning a short time later.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Shawnice Alfred is asked to contact First District detectives at 504-658-6010 or call Crimestoppers anonymously 504-822-1111 or toll free 1-800-903-7867.

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