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Update: Mother, 9-year-old son reported missing from Lompoc are safe

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Posted at 12:47 PM, Aug 29, 2020

UPDATE: Lompoc police on Wednesday said Jessica Starcher and her 9-year-old son had been found. Police say the 34-year-old came to the department with her son and said she was unaware they had been reported missing. Police say the two were checked out and are OK.
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ORIGINAL STORY: The Lompoc Police Department is searching for a woman and her son who were reported missing on Saturday.

According to a news release from the police department, the family of 34-year-old Jessica Starcher and her son, nine-year-old Johan Huckestein, have not heard from them since Wednesday.

Police say Starcher does not own a vehicle and officers believe "a friend might have given them a ride out of town to an unknown location," according to the release.

Officers describe Starcher as a white female adult standing at 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing approximately 150 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes. Huckestein is described as a white male juvenile who is 4 feet tall and about 70 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes.

Those with information about their whereabouts can contact the Lompoc Police Department at 805-736-2341.