Provencal runaway found


***Update — Missing Juvenile Runaway Tips called into the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office has led to finding 15-year-old Alana Tarver. She is safe and being transported to the NPSO at this time. ***

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are asking for the public’s help while looking for a 15-year-old female juvenile runaway in the Provencal area of west Natchitoches Parish according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies are looking for 15-year-old Alana Tarver, W/F, Hgt/5′ 4″, Wgt/140, with brown shoulder length hair, and blue eyes last seen wearing blue sweatshirt, and white tennis shoes.

Deputies say the juvenile was last seen at approximately 11:00pm last night doing homework at her residence in the Harmony Road area of Provencal and when her parent’s checked on her at approximately 2:00am this morning she was gone.

Deputies ask that if you see Alana Tarver to please contact the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office at 352-6432 or your local law enforcement agency.

Tarver has been entered into the National Crime Information Center as a missing person.

In this photo Alana’s hair is long, however, she recently cut it to shoulder length.

Louisiana State Police is assisting.

NPSO Case Agents:
Detective Derrick Sowell 318-471-2306
Detective Jonathan Byles 318-471-4287