8-year-old boy with autism found after being reported missing in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — An 8-year-old boy with autism was found Sunday after he was reported missing, police said.

Donnell Carroll was reported missing from the 400 block of South 19th Street, officials said.

He’s 4 feet, 3 inches tall. Carroll weighs 50 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Carroll was last seen wearing a white tank top, black basketball shorts and white and navy-blue Retro 9 Jordan sneakers.

A photo of Carroll was deleted after he was found.

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Donnell Carroll to call the Department’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: http://www.newarkpd.org or through the Newark Police Division Smartphone App available at iTunes and Google Play.

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