Missing non-verbal teenager with autism found safe in NYC

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A non-verbal teenager with autism who went missing in Manhattan Wednesday morning has been found safe, according to police.

Stephon Hudson, 14, had last been seen around 6 a.m. walking northbound on Central Park West near 100th Street on the Upper West Side.

He was found sleeping on a bench in front of his East Harlem school around 6:30 a.m.

Despite the changes in school schedules, police are finding autistic children are still following their pre-pandemic routines.

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