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Police in Elizabeth Find Missing Autistic Boy

A missing autistic boy in northern New Jersey has been found safe.

No details are available. Elizabeth police expect to release details later Friday.

Authorities say 12-year-old David Bardales was last seen before 9 p.m. Thursday on Rosehill Place in Elizabeth.

The child, who also answers to the name Jamie Fernandez, was carrying a backpack containing an Xbox game console. He was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, black pants and gray sneakers.

The search centered on School Number 23, Carteret Park, Murray Street or South Elmora Avenue.

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