Found: Autistic Brooklyn Teen Missing From Manhattan Beach

Autistic Brooklyn Teen Missing From Manhattan Beach

Update: Eliceo Cortez was found this morning. He’s in good health.

Brooklynites, a mother needs your help finding her son.

14-year-old Eliceo Cortez, an autistic teen from Manhattan Beach has been missing since Friday. According to officials at Leonard M. Goldstein High School, it’s believed that Cortez left school with friends to grab some pizza. He was last seen at the Sheepshead Bay station on the Q line around 2:30 p.m. on May 16.

According to Cortez’ mother, Nancy Reavis, he’s not used to riding subways, which gives her even more cause for worry.

Here’s a description of Eliceo from Gothamist:

Eliceo is described as being 6’1″, 135 lbs., with brown eyes, black close cut hair and has a long scar down his back. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black converse hi-top sneakers.

If you know anything about the situation please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. Alternatively, tips can be submitted via the Crime Stoppers website. All calls will be kept confidential.

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