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A 12-year-old missing in Goodyear has been found safe

Jesse Leyva Missing Goodyear
Posted at 9:34 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 15:32:44-04

GOODYEAR, AZ — Authorities have called off the search for a missing 12-year-old boy in Goodyear who has been found safe.

On Wednesday, Jesse Leyva was reported missing from a group home near 144th Avenue and Indian School Road.

Police said Jesse suffers from medical issues, for which he takes medication.

He was described as a White male, 12 years old, 5’2’’, 120 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen around 5:00 p.m. wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, red sweat pants, black socks and no shoes.

Goodyear police did not say where Jesse was found, but he is safe.