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Brookline police search for missing 16-year-old

Brookline Police Department

Brookline police said Wednesday that they continue to search for Caleb Jacoby, a 16-year-old town resident who has been missing since Monday afternoon.

Jacoby is a student at Maimonides School in Brookline and was a frequent visitor to public libraries and Temple Young Israel on Green Street in Brookline, police said in a missing person poster released Tuesday night. He is a resident of Brookline Village, police said.

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The teenager was last seen at 12:30 p.m. Monday. He was wearing navy chino-style pants or jeans, a navy polo shirt, a brown winter jacket with a hood, brown shoes or sneakers, and white socks, police said. Jacoby is 5 feet 11, wears glasses, and has a thin build, a light complexion, and short light brown hair, police said.

His disappearance is not being investigated as foul play, said police Lieutenant Philip Harrington.

Jacoby is the son of Boston Globe op-ed columnist Jeff Jacoby. On his Twitter account, the elder Jacoby wrote Wednesday that “we are so deeply, deeply grateful for everything being done to reunite us with our beloved son Caleb.’’

Investigators are following up on tips as they come in, said Harrington. One of those tips sighted Jacoby in Providence, he said.

Police ask anyone with information to contact them at 617-730-2222.

Jennifer Smith can be reached at jennifer.smith@globe.com. John R. Ellement can be reached atellement@globe.com.
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