Missing Juveniles Found

Cody BatesBraxton Taylor

UPDATE:  Teens Found

Two runaways are located and are safe.  Rapides deputies say teenagers Cody Bates and Braxton Taylor were found over the weekend.

Original Story – The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two runaway juveniles, Cody Bates and Braxton Taylor.

Bates has brown hair and brown eyes, 5’ 10” tall and weighs 170 pounds.  Taylor has black curly hair and brown eyes, is 5’9” and weighs 210 pounds.

The juvenile’s were last seen in the Deville area today (April 25th, 2014) driving a 2004 Silver Nissan Maxima bearing Louisiana license plate number XZH 800.

The juvenile’s may be going to Oklahoma or Texas.  If anyone has information on these juveniles, please contact the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office at318 473-6700 or Juvenile Detectives Section at 318 473-6727.