UPDATE: The teen was found on Pinedale Ct. by Lake Murray according to the Newberry Co. Sheriff’s Dept. He is safe and being examined by medical personnel for precaution.
The Newberry County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help in the search for a 19 year old with autism.
According to the Sheriff’s Dept. the missing teen left a home on Lake Rd. near Lake Murray just outside of Prosperity on Saturday. He was last seen at 10 a.m. near Seagull Ln.
The missing teen is described as a white male, six feet tall, weighing 200 pounds, red-brown hair, wearing a blue t shirt, blue basketball shorts, and green Crocs with white socks.
A SLED helicopter and K-9 tracking unit are assisting.
If you have any information about this missing teen, please contact 803-321-2222.