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Man with developmental disorder reported missing in Lakewood found safe, CBI says

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Posted at 9:59 AM, May 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-03 16:00:49-04

Editor's note on May 3 at 2 p.m.: The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said the 20-year-old has been found safe. The alert for the man has been canceled.

Our previous story is below.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – A man with a developmental disorder has been reported missing and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now asking for your help to find him.

Elijah Williams, 20, was last seen Tuesday around 1 p.m. near a school on South Reed Street and West Quincy Avenue.

Williams was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a navy-blue t-shirt. He is 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

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The CBI said in an alert that Williams has a cognitive disorder that causes him to be confused, not understanding what he is doing or where he is.

If you see him, you are asked to contact the Lakewood Police Department at (303) 987-7333.

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