Missing boy, 13, found 'alive and talking' hours after falling into drainage pipe in Griffith Park

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Firefighters are searching the Los Angeles River near Griffith Park for Jesse Hernandez, 13.

A missing 13-year-old boy was found "alive and talking" more than 12 hours after he fell into a drainage pipe in Griffith Park, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

An LAFD spokesman made the announcement at the scene about 5:45 a.m. Monday.

Jesse Hernandez was reported missing the previous afternoon, prompting a massive response from multiple agencies.

DEVELOPING: More details will be added to this report as they become available.
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