UPDATE: Missing Middletown teen with autism found safe

UPDATE @ 4:09 p.m.

Middletown police report they have found Daniel Thiel, the teen who was reported missing.


Middletown police are asking for help in locating a missing 17-year-old.

Daniel Thiel was last seen this morning near the Red Roof Inn at 3510 Commerce Drive. He is autistic and is non-verbal to strangers. It is possible that he is somewhere in the wooded area near Red Roof Inn and McDonalds.

Thiel is described as a white male, 5-foot-10 and weighing 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes and a mustache. He was last seen wearing a Captain America sweatshirt with cargo pants. If you see him, call 911, police said.

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