Autistic man who suffers from seizures missing from East Harlem

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Joshua Bivens

Joshua Bivens, 24, went missing from an East Harlem bus stop Friday. Pictured here this year, Bivens now has a beard and afro-style hair

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11) — An autistic man who suffers from seizures has been missing since he was separated from his brother at a Manhattan bus stop Friday afternoon.

Police say Joshua Bivens, a 24-year-old black male, was last seen while aboard an MTA bus at 2nd Avenue and 105th Street in East Harlem around 3:30 p.m.

Police stressed that Bivens’ conditions make this no run of the mill missing persons case.

Bivens is described as 5-foot-11 with afro-style hair and a full black beard.

He was last seen wearing beige cargo shorts, a black T-shirt, black boots and carrying a black and grey nylon bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.