19-year-old non-verbal man with autism found safe after missing in South Brunswick

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A search crew found a missing 19-year-old man with autism safe in South Brunswick, New Jersey.

Police say the man, named Ghanan, is non-verbal and considered high risk.

He reportedly went missing from his home on Rocky Hill Road around 2:30 p.m.

State police helicopters and K-9 units are assisting in the search, along with several dozen police officers.

At 5:46 p.m., searchers found Ghanan in the neighborhood.

After he was evaluated by EMS, he was returned to the care of his parents.