MISSING: Non-verbal autistic boy disappears from grandmother’s home

Ohio authorities are searching for a 4-year-old boy who disappeared Thursday at around 1 p.m.

Your News Now reports that Quentin Ellcessor was last seen at the 600 block of South Wayne Street in Kenton, wearing a Mickey Mouse shirt. According to officials, the boy is autistic, non-verbal, and likes to play hide-and-seek.

More than 2,000 volunteers were out Thursday searching, along with drones, a dive team, and a K-9 unit. Authorities added that Quentin also likes to hide in cars and could be hiding in an SUV, the type of vehicle his mother drives.

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Authorities are asking people in the surrounding areas to check their vehicles and property. A command post for volunteer searchers has been set up at the Save A Lot parking lot off of 307 E Decatur Street.

Quentin is 4-feet tall, weighs around 60 pounds, and has curly brown hair.

The story is developing. Check back for updates.

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[Feature Photo: Quentin Ellcessor/Police Handout]