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Silver Alert canceled for special-needs teenage Mesa boy found safe

PHOENIX – A teenage boy with autism who had been missing from Mesa overnight was found safe Wednesday, canceling a Silver Alert.

Police said Henry Islas, 14, had last been seen Tuesday around 4:45 p.m. near Holmes Avenue and Country Club Drive.

He had been on foot.

The boy has also been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, family members told police.

The department tweeted shortly before 7:30 a.m. that he had been located.

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