Ruston teen missing
A Ruston teen with a severe medical condition is missing and local officials fear for her safety.
According to a press release from the Ruston Police Department, Debra Ford-Owens, 16, is a black female with brown eyes and black hair. She is 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. She also goes by the name Natasha Ford.
Debra purchased a Greyhound bus ticket to Shreveport on Aug. 12, but it is unknown if she boarded the bus. Ruston is her last known location.
According to police, Debra is a severe diabetic who requires medication, so local officials are worried about her health.
Anyone with information concerning Debra should contact the RPD at 255-4141.