Benton teenager runs away from treatment center

Tristian "Dusty" Higgins, 16

BENTON (KATV) - Police are looking for a runaway teenager.

Tristian "Dusty" Higgins, 16, ran away from Rivendell Behavioral Health Services in mid-January but friends and acquaintances have reported sightings of him as recently as last week. As far as authorities know, Tristian can only travel by foot so he is believed to still be in Central Arkansas.

He is described as 5'8" tall, weighing 150 pounds with hazel eyes and blonde hair, He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie with blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on Tristian's whereabouts is asked to call police at (501) 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. You can also send an anonymous tip at or by texting CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.