LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — A lacking 15-year-old boy with autism was discovered secure in Virginia, and the Tennessee man he was discovered with was taken into custody, Suffolk County police stated.
The Lengthy Island teen was reported lacking by household on June 29 round 1:30 p.m. and was final seen leaving his residence two hours earlier, in keeping with authorities.
Investigation decided the boy had been speaking with a 20-year-old man from Tennessee by means of an immediate messaging app and had presumably been taken out of the state by the suspect, police stated.
The pair was tracked all the way down to a relaxation cease in Virginia, and legislation enforcement companions positioned them sleeping in a automobile at a relaxation cease in Montgomery, cops stated.
The 20-year-old, whose identification has not been launched pending his return to Suffolk County, faces kidnapping prices, in keeping with police.
Authorities are anticipated to debate the circumstances of the incident throughout a press briefing Thursday morning.