Update: The teen was found safe on Thursday afternoon, his family told PIX11 News. The boy’s mother said he walked in through the front door of the home where they are staying in Queens.

Original story:

NEW YORK (PIX11) — An autistic teen from California was reported missing while visiting New York City on Wednesday, police said.

The 16-year-old was last seen in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral around 5 p.m. before he became separated from his family, authorities said. He responds to the nickname “Red,” according to the NYPD.

The teen is 5 feet 6 inches tall. He has brown eyes and black hair and was last seen wearing a gray puffer coat, a black long-sleeved shirt, brown shoes, and tan golf half with the “121st U.S. Open – Torrey Oines” logo.

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