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12-Year-Old Westlake Boy Disappears On His Way to School*

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John H. Leichty Middle School student, 12-year-old Keifer Jacob Farfan, went missing on his way to school Wednesday morning, and has not been heard from since. The LAPD's Rampart Area Detectives are asking for the public's help to locate the middle schooler, who is described as a male Hispanic, with brown hair, brown eyes, 5’3” tall, 140 lbs, who was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black pants and blue tennis shoes. Farfan left his home at around 8 on Wednesday morning. According to family members, the boy was in good mental and physical condition when he left for school, and has never been out of touch with his family like this before. The authorities say there is no sign of foul play.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Farfan is being asked to contact the LAPD.

*UPDATED 11:58 a.m.: Farfan has been found, reports KTLA:

Police said the boy was with one of his parents the entire time. The parents are divorced, and apparently there was a misunderstanding as to the boy's whereabouts. His parents said he recently transferred to a new school, and he was having a hard time adjusting to the new environment.