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Zerrell Washington

Zerrell Washington, 26, who suffers from autism, has been missing for seven months. (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A 27-year-old man with autism is missing from his Englewood neighborhood home again, after vanishing twice before in recent months.

Zerrell Washington was reported missing for the third time in as many months from the 5600 block of South Laflin Street, police said.

He was previously reported missing on April 6, but found again on May 3. Then he was reported missing a second time on May 10, then was found.

This time, he has not been seen since Thursday, police said.

Washington is described as an African-American male, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion.

He was last seen wearing a yellow and orange t-shirt, black jeans and no shoes, the alert said.

Washington likes riding buses and ‘L’ trains, police said.

Police said Washington has autism, but have not indicated how severely he is affected on the autistic spectrum.

Anyone who sees Washington is asked to call 911, or the police Wentworth Area Special Victims Unit, at (312) 747-8385.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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