NOPD seeks help in locating missing 13-year-old _lowres

Photo provided by NOPD -- Dionte Coleman

The New Orleans Police Department is looking for a missing 13-yeqr-old and has asked for any help the public can provide in locating the child, according to a news release issued by the NOPD.

Dionte Coleman was last seen by his friends Wednesday at about 6:45 p.m. leaving their home in the 1600 block of North Broad Street, the news statement said. Coleman has not been seen or heard from since.

Coleman’s grandmother told police the youth is always home on time because he is on medication that must be taken at the same time each day.

Coleman was described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 1 inch tall weighing approximately 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing his school uniform, a blue jacket, white shirt and blue pants.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Dionte Coleman is asked to contact the NOPD at 504-821-2222 or First District Detectives at 504-658-6010.