UPDATE: The missing juvenile, Jared Buck, has been located. Jared was found unharmed and in good condition in San Leandro. Please cancel the previous press release.
HAYWARD (KRON) — Hayward Police are searching for a teen who disappeared from Kennedy Park Thursday afternoon.
Police said that Jared Buck, 14, is mentally challenged with the mental capacity of a 9 year old.
Buck is from Bakersfield and not familiar with Hayward. It is unclear why Buck is the Bay Area.
The boy is described as a Native American, 5’7″, 137lbs and long dark hair. Police said that he was last seen wearing a dark tee shirt and jeans.
Anyone with information about Jared’s whereabouts is asked to call the Hayward Police Department at (510) 293-7000, or your local law enforcement agency.
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