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Ridgecrest police announce missing 12-year-old found safe

Posted at 10:55 AM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 14:27:24-04

RIDGECREST, Calif. — The Ridgecrest Police Department announced the missing 12-year-old boy has been found safe.

Police said Shane “SJ” Smith went missing overnight from his home in Ridgecrest.

As of Tuesday morning though, police posted to Facebook he was found unharmed. The Ridgecrest Police Department thanks the public for its help.