UPDATE: The missing 13-year-old boy was found safe, police said on Sept. 8.
THE BRONX (PIX11) — A teen with autism went missing in the Bronx Tuesday and officials believe the boy may be in the area of Haffen Park in Baychester.
A 13-year-old boy was last seen on Fenton Avenue in the Bronx at around 1:30 p.m., police said. The boy has autism and may need medical attention.
The teen is about 5-foot-7, 190 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt, grey sweatpants, and blue and white sneakers.
Anyone with information has been asked to contact the NYPD.
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