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Brooklyn Park police find missing 9-year-old boy with nonverbal autism

WCCO digital headlines: Afternoon of Feb. 22, 2024
WCCO digital headlines: Afternoon of Feb. 22, 2024 01:51

UPDATE: Police canceled the alert after the child was found safe. Below is the original story.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — Police in the north metro are asking for the public's help in locating a 9-year-old boy with autism Thursday evening.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department says he is nonverbal and is described as 4-foot to 4-foot 6-inches tall. He weighs around 70-80 pounds and was last seen wearing a green shirt and brown shorts. It is unknown if he was wearing shoes.

Anyone who sees the boy is asked to call 911.

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