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UPDATE: Missing 11-year-old girl found

Posted at 11:38 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 16:40:42-04

UPDATE 1:35 p.m.: Perez was located in the 2400 block of Westholme Blvd unharmed and was returned home.


The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for an 11-year-old girl reported missing Tuesday morning.

According to Bakersfield Police, officers responded to Actis Junior High at about 9:15 Tuesday morning after reports of a missing juvenile. 

Police say the girl, identified as Lydia Perez, is Hispanic, 4-foot-6 and about 78 pounds. She has long black hair and was last seen wearing a dark gray sweatshirt, dark blue rolled up jeans, black Jordan shoes and a blue backpack with bright-colored stars and designs.

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