Aurora police searching for missing teenager with autism

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AURORA, Colo. --  An at-risk teenager was reported missing Sunday night, the Aurora Police Department said.

Police said 13-year-old Juan Manuel Campos-Rocha was last seen at his home in the 1600 block of North Galena Street, near East Colfax Avenue and Havana Street, about 3 p.m.

He is described as 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue sweater, gray pants and white shoes, police said.

Juan Manuel Campos-Rocha

The boy's sister Delmi Rocha said Juan went outside to take out the trash and didn't return. His mother went to look for him a few minutes later and when she couldn't find, she called police.

The family believes Juan wandered off and can't find his way back home. The family was out overnight looking for him.

The boy's family said Juan has autism and has disappeared before. The last time, he was located in a nearby park after a couple of hours.

Anyone who sees the boy is asked to call 911 or police at 303-627-3100.

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