Deputies find boy with autism who went missing in Cedar Hills area

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UPDATE: Authorities say the boy has been found safe - thanks to everyone who shared the story to help in the search.

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BEAVERTON, Ore. – Deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 15-year-old with autism who was last seen Monday morning at a home in the Cedar Hills community.

Family members said the boy was last seen about 11 a.m. at his home in Jenkins Road near the Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center.

According to deputies, he has been diagnosed with autism and his relatives are worried he might not be able to find his way home on his own.

He's described as about 5-foot 11-inches tall, weighing 130 pounds, with medium length brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black zip-up sweatshirt over a white t-shirt, black pants, black Adidas shoes and a black baseball cap.

If you see him, call 911.

*Editor's note - The child's name has been removed from the story to protect their identity.

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