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17-year-old boy found after going missing in Canton

MISSING: Elijah Mathis
MISSING: Elijah Mathis((Source: The Aware Foundation of Virginia))
Updated: May. 6, 2021 at 5:09 AM EDT
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UPDATE: Elijah Mathis was found safe, according to the AWARE Foundation of Virginia. The update came just before noon Thursday.

Original story below.

CANTON, Ohio (WOIO) - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old boy who is slightly autistic.

Elijah Mathis was last seen April 29 on 6th Street in Canton, according to an email.

Mathis is without the daily medication required for his medical condition, the email said.

Mathis stands 5 feet 7 inches tall. He weighs 125 pounds.

His hair and eyes are brown.

Call Canton Police Department at 330-438-4442 if you see Elijah Mathis or know his location.

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