NOPD searches for missing teenager

Published: Apr. 19, 2016 at 12:52 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 19, 2016 at 1:14 PM CDT
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(WVUE) - New Orleans police are looking for a a runaway teenager.

Officials say 17-year-old Thomas McGinnis was last seen Monday afternoon around 3:45 p.m. in the 4700 block of Washington Avenue.

Police say he left The Odyssey House, a health care facility, without permission.

McGinnis is described as a black male, who is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a multi-color skull cap, multi-color shirt, and torn jeans.

Police say McGinnis suffers from psychosis and has not been taking his medications.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of McGinnis, please call NOPD's Second District station detectives at 504-658-6020.

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