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Silver Alert canceled for missing child with autism from eastern Arizona

Posted at 1:40 PM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-14 19:18:53-04

APACHE COUNTY, AZ — Officials canceled the Silver Alert issued for an 11-year-old boy with autism who went missing Friday afternoon in eastern Arizona.

Preston Owens reportedly walked away from his home in Apache County.

Owens was found safely about half a mile away from his home, according to Apache County officials.

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Officials say Owens has autism and ADHD, and left home with no shoes, no food and no water.