Update: Nicholas Beckford has been found and is safe.

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17-year-old Nicholas Beckford was last seen by a friend around noon on Sunday, May 13, which has his mother very concerned, especially since she says she has not heard from her son since Friday.

The friend told deputies with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office that Nicholas was last seen in downtown Lafayette skateboarding, which is his only known mode of transportation. He was wearing a grey shirt and black pants.

If you have any information on Nicholas' whereabouts, you're asked to call Detective Fincher at 337-236-5637.