Police are asking for the public's help in locating a runaway Lafayette teen.

Derek James Smith, age 16, left his grandfather's residence located at 415 North Domingue Avenue without permission on Thursday. Information obtained from family and friends suggests Smith may be in the Broussard/Youngsville area.

Smith is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes, 5'7 and 130 pounds.

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