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California authorities searching for missing Palisades student


Family members and authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a Palisades High School student who was reported missing over the weekend in California.

Sixteen-year-old Molly Olivia Barnes was last seen 6 a.m. Aug. 5 on South Mountain Avenue in Ontario, Calif., and may be in the company of a person she met on Instagram named Isidro (kill_your_cultur3).

Barnes is 5-foot-8 and weighs approximately 135 pounds; she has braces, pierced ears, brown eyes and blonde shoulder-length hair with dark roots, though her hair color may have been changed.

Individuals with any information are advised to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 215-249-9191 or the California Ontario Police Department at 909-395-2001.