Teenager missing from Algiers

Teenager missing from Algiers
Jerrinisha Patin ran away from home on Wednesday night according to police. (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are hoping the public can find a girl missing from Algiers.

On Tuesday, Jerrinisha Patin, 14, was last seen at her residence in the 3400 block of Garden Oaks Dr. and has not been seen or heard from since.

Police say she is a runaway.

Patin reportedly returned to her residence on Thursday to change clothes, but left once again without notification of her whereabouts, officers said.

Patin is described as approximately 5’1”, 120lbs, with a long brown weave hairstyle, brown eyes and dark complexion.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Patin is asked to contact NOPD Fourth District detectives at 504-658-6040, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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