Missing 16-year-old Fairfax County boy with autism located

- UPDATE: Fairfax County police say Tobias Ovalle has been located in good health and is being reunited with his family.


Fairfax County police are searching for a 16-year-old autistic boy who went missing Monday afternoon.

Tobias Ovalle was last seen in the area of the 6300 block of Lachine Lane in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County at around 12:30 p.m., according to police.

Because of his autism, police say the teenager is shy and unlikely to approach anyone for help.

Ovalle is described as 6’ tall and weighs about 220 pounds. He wears prescription eyeglasses and was last seen wearing a black jacket.

Anyone with information about Ovalle is asked to contact Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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