NOPD: Runaway teen missing from New Orleans East

NOPD: Runaway teen missing from New Orleans East
Police are asking for help finding Angie Benitez, a 17-year-old girl who was last seen on Dwyer Road Saturday afternoon (April 20).

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are asking for help locating a 17-year-old girl who ran away from home Saturday afternoon (April 20), NOPD said in a news release the following night.

According to NOPD, Angie Benitez was last seen in shortly after 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the 14100 block of Dwyer Road. Benitez’ mother told police the teen left the home after becoming angry with the family.

Benitez has not been seen or heard from since, NOPD said.

Her mother described Benitez as being about 5′5″ and 110 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the missing girl and her whereabouts is asked to call NOPD at 504-821-2222 or 504-658-6070.

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