Officials with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office have announced, via press release, that they are working to find a young man who is a runaway.

The teen is being considered endangered according to Lafayette Parish Spokeswoman Valerie Ponesti.

The young man is sixteen years-old with brown hair and eyes.

Junior Edwardo Rios of Carencro ran away from his home in July, and detectives say he could be in the Scott area.

He was last seen wearing a dark shirt and pants along with a red ball cap. He was also wearing a red and black sweatshirt.

If you know were Junior Edwardo Rios is, or if you think you might know something about this situation, please call the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office 337-232-9211.

If you prefer you, you can call the Lafayette Crime Stoppers Line at 337-232-TIPS(8477). The third way to give detectives information is to use the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's app.