12-year-old boy with autism missing in Elizabeth

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Elizabeth police are searching for David Issac Bardales, 12, who was last seen Thursday evening. (Photo: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Elizabeth police are searching for David Issac Bardales, 12, who was last seen Thursday evening. (Photo: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Elizabeth police are searching for David Issac Bardales, 12, who was last seen Thursday evening. (Photo: Union County Prosecutor’s Office)

ELIZABETH, N.J. (PIX11)– New Jersey police are on a frantic search for an autistic 12-year-old boy who was reported missing Thursday night.

David Isaac Bardales, 12, was last seen shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday at 400 Rosehill Place in Elizabeth, according to police.

Authorities say Bardales, who also answers to “Jamie Fernandez,” is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall,  weighs 150 pounds, has medium skin tone and short black hair.

He was last seen carrying a black backpack containing an Xbox game console and wearing a green-hooded sweatshirt, black pants and gray sneakers.

Police say possible destination for Bardales include School No. 23 on Union Avenue in Elizabeth, Carteret Park, or the Murray Street or South Elmora Avenue corridors.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Elizabeth Police Department at 908-558-2000.