UPDATE: Missing boy found miles from home
NEWTOWN – Police say a 17-year-old boy with autism has been found.
The boy, named Nicholas, went missing on foot in the area of Winton Farm Road, near the Monroe border around noon, and prompted a large-scale search with police, K-9 teams, drones, and emergency personnel. The last time he had gone missing, he was found in a pond near his home.
Today he was found shortly after 2 p.m. by a passing motorist, several miles from his home, covered in mud.
Police said he was being evaluated by ambulance personnel.