Granite City Police search for missing 15-year-old boy


GRANITE CITY, Ill. – The Granite City Police Department are investigating the disappearance of a 15-year-old boy with autism Thursday.

Gabriel T. Johnson’s mother, Tinyetta Brown, went to the Granite City Police Department Thursday to report her son missing after they looked for him overnight.

Brown told police that at about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday he left their home in the 2100 block of Delmar Avenue to throw away some pizza boxes and did not return. Johnson’s clothes were found inside-out in the dumpster where he threw the pizza boxes away.

She said Johnson is between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 10 inches and weighs about 100 to 115 pounds. He has a faded mohawk.

Police said they can not provide a clothing description at this time.

If anyone has had contact with Johnson or may have information relating to his location, contact the Granite City Police Department at 618-877-6111.

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