[Update below.] A search is underway for a nine-year-old boy who went missing at about 8 p.m. this evening in Lakewood, NJ. Local residents have joined members of Lakewood Chaveirim, Hatzolah, the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch and police officers in searching for the boy, Chaim, who is 4′8, weighs about 80 pounds, has blond hair and blu eyes, is wearing black pants and a white shite with dark stripes and black sneakers with a red Nike logo.
The boy was last spotted in the area of Dina Court, off of Ridge Avenue.
Anyone with information regarding the boy is asked to call 732-363-0200.
Update: The boy has been found, some 3-1/2 hours after he went missing. Special thanks has been expressed to the tens of selfless volunteers who took part in the search.