UPDATE: Maj. Ginny Higgins said Wednesday afternoon that 13-year-old Cassidy Jewel Johnson had been found.

Johnson was found in St. Martinville following a tip, Higgins said.


HENDERSON, La. (KPEL) -- St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a 13-year-old teenager who ran away Tuesday night.

Maj. Ginny Higgins with the sheriff's office said Cassidy Jewel Johnson was last seen wearing black pants, and a white tee shirt with the words "Just Do It."

Johnson is 5-foot-5 and 160 pounds. She was last seen at a home on Daigle Road in Henderson, Higgins said.

She evidently left with her suitcase and her pet dog, Higgin said. Both were missing from the home.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 394-3071.

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