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Monroe police needs help finding missing teenager



MONROE, La. – Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a missing teenager.

The Monroe Police Department is looking for Janae Woodside, 16.

They say she left the Department of Children & Family Services office on April 7, 2021. MPD says Janae left without permission while awaiting placement into a foster home.

They say she was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a black t-shirt, a tan hooded sweatshirt, a pink hair bonnet, and green slippers. She had black braids and blonde highlights.

MPD says she also uses the name Journey Rogers.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Janae Woodside, please contact MPD at 318-329-2600 or your local law enforcement agency.