UPDATE 3/25/23: Markaven Washington has been located and is safe according to Opelousas Police.

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY)– Opelousas Police are enlisting the public’s help in locating Markaven Washington, 15.

Markaven was last seen on Friday afternoon on Leo street. He was wearing a white medical face mask, a blue hooded sweatshirt, navy blue uniform pants, and a black back pack.

According to OPD, Markaven may be trying to get to Houston, Tx.

Anyone with information about Markaven’s whereabouts  should contact the Opelousas Police Department at (337)-948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337)-948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.)