UPDATE: The endangered person advisory was canceled just before 8:30 p.m. St. Louis County police located the teen and he is safe. As such, his name has been removed from this story.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Police Department issued an endangered person advisory Sunday afternoon for a 17-year-old Spanish Lake boy.
The teen left his home in the 1900 block of Lakeaire Drive between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. He was last seen at the M&K Market on Bellefontaine Road at 4:40 p.m.
Police say the teen has autism and is non-verbal.
The teen is 6’5” tall and weighs 130 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, and a medium complexion. He was last seen wearing a grey jacket with black fur lining, light blue jeans, and olive grey shoes.
Anyone who has seen the teen or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 to contact their nearest law enforcement agency, or contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210.