FRANKLIN, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police have issued a missing person notification for a 17-year-old on behalf of St. Mary Parish authorities.
Authorities say Vernija Loston was last seen on Main Street in Franklin, La. in the early morning hours on Sunday, February 28.
She was last seen wearing a light green short sleeved T-shirt, blue jeans, and dark colored, flowered shoes. Authorities say Loston was the victim of an assault and is believed to be in immediate danger.
Loston is about 4'11" tall and weighs about 103 pounds.
Anyone with information on Loston's whereabouts is urged to call the Franklin Police Department at 337-828-1716, or Louisiana State Police at 337-962-6205.