Missing autistic Bronx boy found in New York’s Time Square

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New York, USA –  A 12 year old boy described by the department of education as a high functioning autistic has been found wandering around Times Square,Manhattan New York after being reported missing after  walking out of P.S. 188 on Cauldwell Avenue at around 10:30 a.m. Monday December 2.

He was found after safely walking from Caldwell avenue to Times square, by the truancy task force, who were called to the scene and arrived at the school six minutes after the boy was reported missing.

Police surveyed the area by helicopter and on foot joined my local residents, some of whom talked to New York’s News 12 saying that they had called in October for security measures at the schools in the district to be stepped up.