MISSING: 19-year-old last seen on New Year's Eve

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in locating a teen who has been missing since New Year's Eve.

Peter Pedeaux, 19, was last seen with friends on December 31 on Blood River Road in the Springfield area.

LPSO spokesperson, Lori Steele, said deputies are investigating all possible leads and are currently working with first responders and volunteers to search the area near Blood River Road for Pedeaux.

Pedeaux is described as 5' 9" tall, weighing 145 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes.

The search for Pedeaux continued into Wednesday, with many volunteers putting in time to help locate him.

"I wanted to thank all these wonderful people, served so much searching the swamp," said Betty and Clint Pedeaux, Peter's parents.

"And I just wanna' thank them and I just wanna' plead, I wanna' plead if there's anybody out there who knows something," said Betty.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-686-2241 x1.

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