The Rexburg Police Department is requesting assistance in locating a missing teenager.
The department is looking for 17-year-old Derek Wayne Owens. He was last seen at 108 South Third West No. 1 on Oct. 8 at approximately 9 a.m., according to a news release from Rexburg PD.
The police describe Owens as six-foot tall white male, 170 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.
The release also says he has run away twice within a 24-hour period and has been entered as a signed runaway in the National Crime Information Center.
Owens recently broke up with his girlfriend according to the release. He has previously had suicidal thoughts in the past and is on medications and but has not been taking them.
Police ask for anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Owens to contact the Madison County Dispatch at 208-372-5019.