UPDATE (05/25/2023): On May 25, 2023, 16-year-old Keonte Phillips was reportedly found safe. Thank you to everyone who helped bring Keonte home. 

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s is attempting to locate a runaway juvenile 16-year-old Keonte Phillips. According to authorities, Phillips is described as a Black male and weighs 120 pounds.

Photo courtesy of The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office

He was last seen on May 21, 2023, in Monroe, La. Phillips was wearing a black shirt and black pants. If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact 318-329-1200.