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UPDATE: Missing 11-year-old boy found safe

Posted at 6:16 AM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 15:41:02-04


According to BPD, Lopez has been safely located.

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for an 11-year-old boy who has been missing since early Tuesday morning.

According to Bakersfield Police, 11-year-old Giovanni Lopez was last seen at about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Oregon and Stockton streets.

He's described as 4-foot-6, 80 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a green or yellow shirt with blue shorts and no shoes.

He's considered at-risk due to his age and this being his first time as a reported runaway.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.