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11-year-old boy found safe in Glendora after disappearing while riding his scooter

Adam Hernandez
Adam Hernandez, 11, was last seen Thursday evening outside a Pomona apartment complex.
(Pomona Police Department)

An 11-year-old boy who disappeared Thursday night while riding his scooter was found safe in Glendora, authorities said.

Adam Hernandez was last seen at 6:30 p.m. in front of a mobile home park in the 3700 block of West Valley Boulevard in Pomona, according to the Pomona Police Department.

The boy recently had been placed in foster care, police Lt. Jaime Gutierrez said. On Thursday night, Adam ran away and went to the home of a parent, who returned him to social workers, he said.

About 9 a.m., police found the boy at the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services office in Glendora, Gutierrez said.

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“He is not the victim of a crime,” the lieutenant said.

veronica.rocha@latimes.com

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UPDATES:

2:15 p.m.: This article was updated with Adam Hernandez’s being found safe in Glendora.

This article was originally published at 8:35 a.m.


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