Desoto County News

Missing teenager sought in Southaven

Photo: Courtesy Southaven Police Department

Southaven Police Wednesday reported a missing teenager and are asking the public’s help in finding him. 

Cole Howell

According to the police department, Cole Howell is a 13-year-old runaway juvenile who was last seen on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at approximately 5 a.m. at his residence on Cedarbrook Drive in Southaven.

Cole is a white male, 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 145 pounds, with shoulder length black hair, and fair skin. 

Cole was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a white t-shirt, and gray tennis shoes. Cole is possibly with his biological mother, Brittney Leah Ralleo. 

If you have seen Cole Howell or know his whereabouts please call Southaven Police at 662-393-8652 or email