APSO said, “Bailey has been found safe and unharmed.”


The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a missing 11-year-old.

Zylan Bailey, 11, of Gonzales has been missing for 24 hours.

“Bailey was last seen near Pelican Crossing on Tuesday, December 6, at approximately 9:00a.m.,” according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Bailey is considered a runaway juvenile.

APSO provided some information about Bailey that could help in the search:

  • Has dark black and brown hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Height: 5 ft.
  • Weight: 90 pounds
  • Wearing a red shirt at the time of his disappearance
  • Carrying multiple backpacks

APSO said that one the backpacks was green and had cartoon characters on it.

If you have seen Zylan Bailey or know where the 11-year-old is located, please call the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-8300 or 225-621-4636.

You can also text 847411 to the APSO anonymous tip line from any cellular device.