UPDATE: Missing 13 year old girl is now home, family says

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UPDATE (Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018): According to family members, Marya Neufeld is now home safe with family.  

Details are limited, and the investigation is still ongoing. 

17 News has reached out to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office for more information, but they have not responded.

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A 13-year-old girl goes missing in Oildale, Thursday evening.

According to family members at 6:30 p.m., in the 600 block of Roberts Lane, in the Cataldo’s parking lot, Marya Neufeld, 13, was last seen walking with her twin sisters.

The girls were approached by two men in a silver-colored 4-door sedan. Family members report Neufeld got into the vehicle, after the men were insistent on her getting into the car, then drove away, and left her sisters behind.

The twin sisters were not harmed during the incident.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.

According to KCSO, they are investigating the case as a runaway.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Marya Neufeld or has any further information on the incident are encouraged to call KCSO at 861-3110.


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