Cops find missing teens from PTC, F’ville


Update – Peachtree City Police reported Wednesday that the two missing boys have been located.

Peachtree City Police are asking for help in locating a 14-year-old Peachtree City boy and a 14-year-old boy from Fayetteville.

Peachtree City Police spokesman Mark Brown on Tuesday said officers are attempting to locate 14-year-old Ladre Fonfield, a black male, 5’11” in height and weighing 130 pounds with brown hair and eyes. Reported missing on Oct. 21 at approximately 9 p.m., Fonfield was last seen in the vicinity of Harmony Village apartments in Peachtree City. He was wearing a black shirt, black pants and carrying a skateboard, Brown said.

Brown said Fonfield is suspected to be in the company of another missing juvenile, 14-year-old Thomas Ruane, of Fayetteville. Ruane is a white male, 5’7” in height and weighing 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Ruane was last scene in the area of Lakeland Circle in Fayetteville wearing a white tee shirt, dark colored hoodie, tan pants, and a skateboard, said Brown.

Both missing juveniles are suspected to be traveling together.

If anyone has information that would assist police in this or any other incidents, please contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 770-631-2510 or the Crime and Narcotics Information Hotline at 770-487-6010. You may remain anonymous.