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KCSO: Missing autistic teen found safe

Posted: 2:28 PM, Apr 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-09 19:22:01-04
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE (4/9/19 4:10 p.m.): The Kern County Sheriff's Office says missing 17-year-old Francisco Vejar Jr. has been found safe.

In the initial release from KCSO, Vejar was reported to be 15 years old.
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The Kern County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance in locating a missing autistic teen.

According to KCSO, 15-year-old Francisco Vejar Jr. was last seen around 10:15 a.m. in front of the Ruggenberg Career Center at 610 Ansol Lane in East Bakersfield.

Francisco is being described as a 5' 9", 140 lbs Hispanic male. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, red shirt and blue jeans.

Francisco attends the Ruggenberg Career Center and Foothill High School.

If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please call KCSO at 661-861-3110.