LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A Lakewood man who went missing Thursday has been located safely.
The Lakewood Police Department (LPD) said they were notified at 6:15 p.m. that the 20-year-old man had walked away from his home near South Wadsworth Boulevard and Hampden Avenue.
Police said the man has autism and functions at a middle school-age level. It was believed that he was suffering from a mental health crisis and was not dressed for the weather. As a result, a Missing Endangered Person Alert was issued.
In an update on Facebook Friday, police said the man had been located and was back with his family.
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