Missing 16-year-old boy with autism found safe

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The family of the missing teen with autism was thankful Monday night for the man who spotted their missing 16-year-old walking near an industrial area in KCMO.

KCK police said an officer followed up on the tip and found the teen walking on Front Street and got out her patrol car to speak with the teen. The officer told FOX 4 that the teen looked at her and said, “Thank God you’re here, I want to go home.”

Davion Midgyett

Davion Midgyett

KCK police chief Terry Zeigler tweeted Monday just before 3:30 p.m. that police are searching for 16-year-old Davion Midgyett in the 600 block of Ann.

Police said Midgyett was last seen walking away from Kansas City’s health Department shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Midgyett is described as a black male, 5’8″ tall and 120-150 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue shorts, a white T shirt and black and white Nike shoes. He has short black hair and facial hair.

Police said Midgyett has autism.

Anyone with any information is asked to please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

FOX 4’s Monica Evans is at the scene. We will add information to the story as it becomes available. Refresh this page for the latest.