MISSING! Teen boy with Down syndrome vanishes from home during early morning hours, police say

Police in Washington are asking for the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old boy with Down syndrome who was last seen at his home early Friday before being reported missing.

Bothell police said Frederick “Freddy” Carlson was last seen at 6 a.m. at his home on the 24000 block of 6th Place West in Bothell. Additional details surrounding his disappearance aren’t available at this point in time.

Authorities described Carlson as being 5 feet 3 inches, weighing 160 pounds, and having red hair. He was reportedly last seen wearing a grey Bothell High School sweatshirt, jeans, and a black backpack.

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This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding Frederick Carlson’s whereabouts can call the Bothell Police Department at 425-486-1254.

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[Featured Image: Frederick Carlson/Bothell Police Department]