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East Palo Alto police search for missing teen

Original post made on Oct 30, 2017

Jonathan Bedolla, 17, was last seen three days ago leaving the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, October 29, 2017, 5:14 PM


Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 30, 2017 at 9:40 am

Has there been any developments since this was posted last night?

I have seen it on social media.

There was another local teen missing for a couple of days last week and social media seemed to say she was found safe. I hope this is not the beginning of another trend.

I hope he is found safe. Prayers for him and his family.

Posted by Praying for Him
a resident of Gunn High School
on Oct 30, 2017 at 9:07 pm

I pray that Jonathan will be found safe and come home to his family. This must be a very frightening time for his family and I would implore the community to take note and think about anything you may have seen that might help.

This young man was last seen in Palo Alto and Menlo Park, so I would expect a lot of support from the local community!

Posted by Maria Magana-Lopez
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Oct 31, 2017 at 9:27 am

As of this morning 10/31/17 at 9:25am. Jonathan has not been located. He is my cousin and this is a very real scary situation for all of us. Please continue to pray for him and share the posts on FB about his disappearance. Thank you. Maria

Posted by Thinking of you
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Oct 31, 2017 at 3:45 pm

Thinking of you is a registered user.

Jonathon and our family are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope he will safely return to you.

Posted by Anke
a resident of Mountain View
on Oct 31, 2017 at 7:12 pm

@Maria, you and your family must be beside yourselves!! Praying for all of you and for Jonathan's safe return.

Posted by [email protected]
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Nov 3, 2017 at 10:41 pm

I am the mother of a Serra freshman. Please tell us what we can do to help find your son. We are praying fervently for his safety. Kerry

Posted by A Worry E. Palo Alto Resident
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 7, 2017 at 3:11 pm

To Jonathan's Parents
Any updates on the whereabouts of the Missing Teen?
Could we have a Candle Vigil and pray for his return?

Posted by A Worry E. Palo Alto Resident
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 7, 2017 at 3:16 pm

To Jonathan's Parents?
How can we get in touch with you, to help?
Como podemos contactarnos con usted para ayudarles?

Posted by A Worry E. Palo Alto Resident
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 8, 2017 at 5:31 pm

I am glad he was found. Parents should have written a message to the community too.
Jonathan, next time contact your parents to let them know where you are. You have the community all worried about you. I am glad you are alive and back with your family.

Posted by Anke
a resident of Mountain View
on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:24 am

I'm glad, too! Just got the news a moment ago.

Posted by Katie
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm

So glad he was found johnathon belloa i was sick and worried the police wouldn’t tell me anything about his case but was putting down tips john please let people know where your going communication is the key obey yes and no don’t be stubborn And you’ll get freedom if your just open to telling people your plans