Missing Rochester Autistic Teenager Found Safe
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Police Department is reporting a happy ending in a search for a missing autistic child.
Police were notified around 7:15 Wednesday morning that 15-year-old Junuh Varela had disappeared. The teenager is described as non-verbal and was last seen in the 2900 block of Whynaught Court SE, just north of the Marion Road/ 20th St intersection.
A police spokesman says the teenager was located about 2 hours later at Folwell School, more than four miles from where he was last seen.