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CBI deactivates alert after missing 14-year-old with autism found safe

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Posted at 9:48 PM, Feb 28, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-29 01:11:13-05

UPDATE: The missing teen has been located and is safe, according to CBI. The Developmental Disabilities Alert has been deactivated.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert for a missing 14-year-old with autism.

The teen was last seen around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 3101 South Kipling in Lakewood.

The teen is 5 feet tall and 95 pounds with dark brown shoulder-length hair and green eyes. They were last seen wearing black, white and gray camo pants, a black hoodie and black and white high-top shoes. They also had a black and white Nike backpack.

CBI said the 14-year-old has high-functioning autism.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Lakewood Police Department at 303-980-7300.

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