Brookline police searching for missing 16-year-old boy last seen on Monday

Brookline police said today that they are continuing their 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 the 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.

The 16-year-old 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 inches tall, wears glasses, and has a thin build and short light brown hair, police said.

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

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