Missing Bronx teenager with autism found safe, police say

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CONCOURSE, Bronx – Police say a missing Bronx teen with autism has been found and returned home.

Steven Rodriguez, 17, was reported missing August 24, 2016. (Photo: NYPD)

Steven Rodriguez, 17, was last seen inside a Chuck E. Cheese on Exterior Street at about 1:51 p.m., police say.

Rodriguez, who lives in the Concourse section of the Bronx, was on a trip with his summer program group when he vanished Wednesday, police say. He doesn’t know how to communicate with words and travel alone, according to police.

He is about 6 feet 3 inches tall, approximately 170 pounds, has black hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). 

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