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Thornton police locate missing 13-year-old with autism

Posted at 12:35 PM, Aug 04, 2022

UPDATE | 3:21 p.m. — Authorities said the missing boy with autism out of Thornton has been found safe. His name and photo has been removed from this story.


THORNTON, Colo. — A 13-year-old with autism is missing out of Thornton, police said Thursday afternoon.

The boy was last seen along the 5900 block of E. 114th Place at midnight.

He is described as standing 5 feet tall and 130 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. At the time he went missing, he was wearing a solid black and white T-shirt and shorts. He may have a backpack with a Minecraft graphic on it, police said.

Anybody who sees him should call 911.