Missing Autistic Teen Found Safe

Updated 03/26/11 – 2:14 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — A missing autistic teen has been found safe, Chicago police said Saturday afternoon.

Alfred J. Caber, 17, was last seen Friday in the area of 6600 S. Bishop St. in the Englewood neighborhood.

Police said Caber is autistic and has poor communication skills and he likes to frequent McDonald’s restaurants and CTA terminals.

Caber was found at a retail store on the Southwest Side on Saturday and he is unharmed, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. He has been reunited with his family.

(The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.)

  • Arjay

    I’m happy to read he was found safe and unharmed. A story with a happy ending seems to be a rarity in Chicago these days.

    • Lisa Ladonski

      I agree! I am very glad he was found and is safe!

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