Family searching for missing teen with Asperger syndrome in Brooklyn

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, November 28, 2016

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A Brooklyn family is desperately searching for a missing teenager with Asperger syndrome.

15-year-old Shawn Davenport went missing from his family's Cypress Hills home Sunday night.

His family says Shawn is fixated on trains and may be riding the subways.

He's gone missing several times over the last three years.

The NYPD describes him as a male black, 5'6" tall, 187lbs, brown eyes and black hair; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, black shorts and gray slippers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.