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| Courtesy Steven Smith, 14, autistic, is missing from This Is The Place State Park. If you see him, call 911.
Police find missing autistic teen in Salt Lake City backyard

Missing » Steven Smith, 14, was last seen at This is the Place Park.

By Jessica Miller

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published May 01 2014 06:33 am • Last Updated May 01 2014 09:40 pm

Police have found a teenager who disappeared during a visit to This is the Place State Park on Wednesday.

Steven Smith, 14, who is autistic, was found safe in a backyard in the high Avenues after going missing Wednesday night, police reported. Residents in the area of 650 N. 1100 East checked their yard and found him.

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Police had asked residents near the park, 2601 E. Sunnyside (800 South), to check their residences for the boy.


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