SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a Silver Alert for a man with autism reported missing from Scottsdale Wednesday.
Scottsdale police say 20-year-old Najib Monsif was last seen Wednesday night at his home near Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Via Linda.
It’s believed Monsif left home on foot. He does not have a cell phone with him and does not drive.
The man is said to have autism and the mental capacity of an 8-year-old child.
This is an additional photo of our missing person, Najib Monsif. He goes by the nickname Jube (ju-bee) and is wearing moccasins which cause him to shuffle. Please contact Scottsdale PD with any information or sightings. 480-312-5000. pic.twitter.com/bGn2xpMZSd— ScottsdalePD (@ScottsdalePD) September 23, 2021
Police describe Monsif as a Middle Eastern man, about 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall. He has a thin build and is around 100 pounds.
He is possibly wearing all-black clothing and wears moccasins, causing him to "shuffle" his feet.
A GoFundMe has been set up to help with expenses in the search for Monsif and a Facebook Page called "Finding Najib Monsif to provide updates on the search.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000.