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Missing Westfield teenager found safe

Posted at 6:08 PM, Aug 22, 2019

UPDATE: The Westfield Fire Department said the teenager was found Thursday evening and is safe. The original story is below.

WESTFIELD — A teenager who has autism and epilepsy wandered away from Westfield High School Thursday afternoon, and authorities are asking for help finding him.

The Westfield Fire Department shared a Facebook post asking for help finding an 18-year-old named Ethan.

He is described as 5-feet-10-inches tall with brown hair, blue eyes and wears glasses. The post said he was last seen wearing a blue and green anime shirt, black plaid shorts, a blue backpack and black shoes with an orange Nike swoosh.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.