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Autistic Bronx boy found safe

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The NYPD says an autistic boy from the Bronx reported missing has been found.

Ross Harrison, 13, was found riding the subway in Brooklyn and is in good condition, according to the NYPD.

He had been last seen leaving his home on West 182nd Street in University Heights at about 7:20 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

Rosura Taveras, Ross's mother, said he was supposed to get on the school bus Tuesday but didn't want to go, according to Fox 5's John Huddy. She believes he hopped on the 4 train at 183rd Street and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx and simply got lost.

Unlike many autistic children, Ross was not wearing a GPS bracelet, his mother said.

 

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