Missing 7-year-old Newport News autistic boy found safe

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Emergency dispatch has confirmed that a 7-year-old boy that went missing Saturday afternoon was found safe.

According to dispatch, the boy went missing around 2:39 p.m. He was last seen in the 700 block of Pinckney Court.

The boy is autistic, dispatch says.

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