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CBI deactivates alert after missing Lakewood teen with autism found safe

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Posted at 9:13 PM, Mar 19, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-20 01:00:29-04

UPDATE: The missing teen has been found safe, according to CBI. The alert has been deactivated. Denver7 has removed the teen's name from this story.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert for a missing Lakewood teen with autism.

The teen was last seen around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Wright Street in Lakewood.

She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and 150 pounds with red hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a red and black checker coat, white and maroon shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. She also had a lime green backpack.

CBI said the teen has autism and has the mental capacity of a 12-year-old. Before she ran away, she said she was going to meet a male friend, according to the bureau.

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

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