PD: Boy with autism goes missing in Mesa

MESA, AZ - The Mesa Police Department says they have located a 13-year-old boy with autism who went missing Wednesday afternoon.

David Lorenzo Peppers, a special needs student, was last seen at Kino Junior High in Mesa.

Mesa police Sergeant Tony Landato said at the end of the day, he was not on his assigned bus to go home. 

David's parents called police at 6 p.m. when he didn't return home by 3:45 p.m.

Mesa police tweeted out around 8:25 p.m. that David had arrived home safe and sound.



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