Central PD requesting help finding missing 17-yr-old

UPDATE: Teen has been located and is safe.

CENTRAL, La. – Central Police say Alayaja Sanders, 17, is missing and officers are asking for the public’s help in finding her.

Officials say she was last seen Sunday, Feb. 19th around 3pm at her home on Ardoon Dr. in the Monhegan Subdivision on foot towards Blackwater Road.

She was last seen wearing a blue Southern University hoodie, jogging pants and was barefoot.

Officials did not provide a picture of the teenager but said she is a black teen, has a tattoo on her left foot that says “Ashley,” and a tattoo on her left hand that says “Lily”.

She has a gold bar on the top of her left ear.
She is 5’6″ and weighs 168 lbs. She should have a small yellow dog with her.

If anyone comes in contact or knows her whereabouts, please contact Central Police Dept at 225-367-1254 or EBR Sheriff’s Office at
225-389-5073 immediately.

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