Please Help! Nonverbal autistic teen vanishes, police ask for assistance **FOUND SAFE**


Frederick Aka has been found safe, police confirmed.

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Police in Garland, Texas, are asking the public to be on the lookout for an autistic teen who disappeared on Thursday.

NBC DFW reports that Fredrick Aka, 19, was last seen off of the 2100 block of Overview Lane at around 2 p.m. Police said that the autistic teen does not speak and will likely run if someone unknown tries to approach or talk to him.

Aka is described as a black male, 6-feet 2-inches tall, with a short, thin beard. He was last seen wearing gray pants and a a white-and-blue striped shirt. Anyone with any information should call 911 immediately.

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