Missing boy with autism found safe in Seminole County

10-year-old boy is able to communicate, Everbridge public platform says

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla.UPDATE: A missing 10-year-old boy with autism has been found safe, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

PREVIOUS: Deputies are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy with autism last seen Monday night in Seminole County, according to an alert from Everbridge, a public warning platform.

The alert shows he was reported missing from the Mystic Cove Apartments area, located at 2780 Mystic Lake Drive in Oviedo, around 6 p.m.

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He was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt, shorts and slides. He also wears eyeglasses and is able to communicate.

If anyone has seen a child matching this description, please contact the sheriff’s office at 407-665-6650.

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