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Silver Alert canceled for 16-year-old with autism last seen in El Mirage

PHOENIX — A Silver Alert was canceled late Tuesday for a 16-year-old with autism who went missing from El Mirage.

(DPS Photo)

Mason Riding was reported found around 11 p.m., hours after the alert was first issued.

Riding has difficulty with social interaction, but he will answer to his name, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

He was last seen walking away from the Walmart at 12900 W. Thunderbird Road wearing an all-black outfit, including his shoes and a hat.

He is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighs 110 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Editor’s Note: DPS originally reported Mason’s last name as Rider on its website. 

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