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IMPD locates missing 11-year-old who is autistic

Noah Stafford (Photo Provided/Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department)

UPDATE: The boy has been found safe.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department on Sunday asked for help to find an 11-year-old who went missing overnight.

Noah Stafford was last seen by his older brother at 5 a.m. Sunday and was gone by time his father woke up at 9:50 a.m., IMPD said. Their home is in the 9100 block of Tansel Circle, part of the Mariwood mobile home park located just southeast of West 10th Street and North Raceway Road, which is the Hendricks-Marion county line.

Police also said Noah is autistic and considered to be a “medium functioning.”

The boy is described as 4-feet-8 and 150 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He is believed to be wearing a blue coat with his name embroidered on it, or a gray coat with black stripes and a hood. He also was believed to be wearing red tennis shoes. It was not known what color or type of pants he is wearing.

Anyone with information on Stafford should call 911 immediately and convey any medical attention that Noah might need.