Missing Bronx teenager with autism found

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Thursday, August 25, 2016

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A missing Bronx teenager with autism has been found.

Steven Rodriguez, 17, wandered away from his summer program group Wednesday afternoon. The missing teen was found around 2 a.m. Thursday near 610 Exterior St. in the Bronx.

Friends of his family saw him walking on the street and brought him home. A search for him started after he was seen sneaking under a security rope at the Chuck E. Cheese's at the Bronx Terminal Market.

Rodriguez does not communicate with words.