The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a runaway 16-year-old who is categorized as endangered.

According to a press release from spokeswoman Valerie Ponseti, 16-year-old Mason Mouton was last seen on Monday, November 23 of this year.

The young man was last seen wearing red shorts with a white shirt. He stand five feet, five inches tall, and he weighs around a hundred pounds. The black male has brown eyes and hair.

Photo courtesy of Lafayette Sheriff's Office

In addition to the white shirt he was wearing on that Monday, he was also seen wearing a Nike jacket that was black and grey.

If you know any information about where Mason Mouton can be located, please call the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-232-9211. You can also call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS(8477). The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office also has its own app, and you can give information via the app.

Mason Mouton, detectives believe, is likely still in the Lafayette area.