13-year-old boy missing in SE Portland found safe

UPDATE: 13-year-old Michael Brown has been safely located and is returning home.


PORTLAND, Ore. - Police are asking for your help finding a 13-year-old boy who went missing Thursday night in Southeast Portland.

According to police, Michael Samuel Brown left his house near Southeast 104th Avenue and Pardee Street around 6 p.m. Thursday.

He has left home before, and usually is found near his house or in the neighborhood. Officers searched the area and couldn't locate the boy.

Police say Michael is a light-skinned African American, around 5-foot 5-inches tall and weighing around 90 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a green t-shirt, and orange shorts. He wasn't wearing shoes when he left.

Police say Michael is described as "being borderline autistic."

If you see Michael, call 9-1-1. If you have any other helpful information, call detectives at (503) 823-1081.

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