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Missing teen: Destoni Wiggins

March 9, 2012

The Benton Police Department is asking the public to help find a runaway juvenile.
Destoni Wiggins, 17, was last seen in the area of Chicken Express on Landers Drive late Thursday, "and has not been seen since," Lt. Kevin Russell said.
Destoni is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, 110 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair. She was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket, black slacks, and black shoes. She was traveling on foot and is believed to still be in the Saline County area, Russell noted.
Since January, there have been 18 reports of missing or runaway juveniles in Benton, Russell said. He also said there was a total of 17 reports of missing and runaway juveniles.
Benton police are also still searching for two other reported runaway teens — 15-year-old Christopher Darden and Paxton Griffith, 16, both of Benton.
Darden reportedly ran away from his home on Feb. 25. He is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds, and has brown eyes and a black crew-cut-style hair. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, a camouflage hat with a deer on the side, and blue jeans.
Griffith reportedly ran away from his home at 8 a.m. Feb. 27. He is listed as 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, and has hazel eyes and brown hair. Griffith was last seen wearing an orange T-shirt and blue jeans.
The two could be traveling together and are believed to still be in the Central Arkansas area.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Destoni Wiggins, Christopher Darden and/or Paxton Griffith is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS (8477). Individuals also may send an anonymous tip about the teens' whereabouts to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.

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