Missing teen with autism found safe

By Monica Whitsel - Producer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says Gary Smith, 14, was found safe Sunday morning at 13th and Davis Street.

Earlier Sunday police were searching for him after he was reported missing from his home at Centennial Townhouse on North Broad Street in the Hogan's Creek neighborhood in downtown Jacksonville.

Gary walked out of his home sometime between 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:20 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the teenager has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old and requires 24 hour care.

 

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