A missing Barnegat 12 year old is found safe and sound in Manahawkin last night. 

Jaleni Lewis-Castagna (Barnegat Police)

12-year-old Jaleni Lewis-Castagna was last heard from around 5 p.m. but a search by Barnegat, Stafford and Ocean County Sheriff's Officers located him at the TGI Friday's On Route 72.

Barnegat Police utilized their Facebook book page to find the boy and several tips led them to the Manahawkin area.

He is now back with his family.