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Missing teen with autism found after Silver Alert

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Posted at 8:18 PM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 06:14:07-04

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. — Authorities say an autistic teen from El Mirage, Arizona, who went missing at 4 p.m. on Tuesday has been found.

Per the Arizona Department of Public Safety, 16-year-old Mason Riding was last seen at a Walmart located at 12900 West Thunderbird Road. Since Riding is autistic, he has limited social interaction, but will respond to his name.

Riding was found, but authorities did not give an update on the teen's condition.