“We’re Excited, And Just So Grateful.” Mother Posts Emotional Video After 16-Year-Old Son With Autism Found Safe

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David Morrison was found by family friends Monday evening, according to a Facebook Live video posted by his mother Angela. She says her son is safe, but “he was scared, he didn’t know what to do; he got a little confused, but he’s good, he’s here, he’s home.”

The exact details of Morrison’s disappearance are not known at this time, but Fort Mill Police say they are continuing to investigate.

David’s mother just says that everyone is “excited, and just so grateful” that he has been returned home safe.

You can watch her entire video below:

Posted by Angela Wise Morrison on Monday, January 21, 2019

 

Update (3:30pm):

The family of 16-year-old David Morrison spoke to media Monday afternoon as the search for the missing teen with autism continues.

‼️URGENT‼️-Fort Mill Police need your help finding a teen with autism. 16-year-old David Morrison has been missing since Friday. Alexandra Elich WCCB is live there now:

Posted by WCCB, Charlotte's CW on Monday, January 21, 2019

Original Post (9:30am):

FORT MILL, S.C. — Police need your help finding a 16-year-old boy with autism who went missing from his home in Fort Mill.

Officers with the Fort Mill Police Department say the missing teen- David Morrison- never returned home after leaving on Friday, Jan. 18.

Morrison is 5’7″ and weighs 135 pounds. He has short, dirty blonde hair and hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a blue, green and white long-sleeved shirt displaying an emblem of the earth on the front. He was also wearing blue jeans and black basketball shoes.

Morrison is considered to be high-functioning autistic and normally wears glasses, but was not in possession of them at the time he left his home.

Police say the boy was reportedly seen at several locations within the area, including the Waffle House at 1014 Regent Parkway in Fort Mill on Jan. 19 and Carolina Place on Jan. 20. A teacher recognized him at Nation Ford High School around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 19.

These reports are unconfirmed at this time.

Anyone with information on Morrison or his whereabouts are asked to call the Fort Mill Police Department at 803-547-2022.