Police Searching for Autistic Teen Mi...

Police Searching for Autistic Teen Missing from Mogadore

There are 7 comments on the WJW Fox 8 Cleveland story from Aug 26, 2010, titled Police Searching for Autistic Teen Missing from Mogadore. In it, WJW Fox 8 Cleveland reports that:

Police are searching for a 17-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for weeks.

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Kristy

Brunswick, OH

#1 Aug 26, 2010
He kinda looks like this kid that got kicked out of parmatown mall last week. He was wandering the mall for a few days, then started doing inappropriate things while walking around and got kicked out. He was tall and had on blue scrub type pants on.
aspiemom

Chesterland, OH

#2 Aug 27, 2010
I too have a 16 yr. old with Aspergers Syndrome, cannot imagine why this child's parents would have waited soooo...long to report him missing!
sam

Cleveland, OH

#3 Aug 27, 2010
Kristy wrote:
He kinda looks like this kid that got kicked out of parmatown mall last week. He was wandering the mall for a few days, then started doing inappropriate things while walking around and got kicked out. He was tall and had on blue scrub type pants on.
you should report that to the number that's on the story - might help
Mike Ahern

Benicia, CA

#4 Aug 27, 2010
aspiemom wrote:
I too have a 16 yr. old with Aspergers Syndrome, cannot imagine why this child's parents would have waited soooo...long to report him missing!
His mother reported him missing the same day, you EFFING NITWIT!!!
Amber Henthorn

Akron, OH

#5 Aug 27, 2010
I am his mother. I reported him missing with the Mogadore police Department the same day he took off, I then reported him Missing to the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children, and to the Ohio attorney Generals office. All of which, because Andrew had a history of taking off for a 1-3 days at a time, wasn't being taken too seriously by local authorities. Once he was gone a week with absolutley no contact with anyone did the seriousness of the situation start to kick in with the authorities. I asked the authorities to contact NMAEC, and they didn't, I asked that he be put on the news, and they said no. So I contacted NMAEC, I have gone out and put up the flyers, I contacted the news and am grateful that someone finally listened. So before you judge me as his parent, please get the facts instead of assuming thing. Thank you!
Teresa

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

#6 Aug 27, 2010
Amber Henthorn wrote:
I am his mother. I reported him missing with the Mogadore police Department the same day he took off, I then reported him Missing to the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children, and to the Ohio attorney Generals office. All of which, because Andrew had a history of taking off for a 1-3 days at a time, wasn't being taken too seriously by local authorities. Once he was gone a week with absolutley no contact with anyone did the seriousness of the situation start to kick in with the authorities. I asked the authorities to contact NMAEC, and they didn't, I asked that he be put on the news, and they said no. So I contacted NMAEC, I have gone out and put up the flyers, I contacted the news and am grateful that someone finally listened. So before you judge me as his parent, please get the facts instead of assuming thing. Thank you!
Amber-you,your son,and the rest of your family are in my prayers.I have a cousin with Aspergers,and if-God forbid-he were to ever run away,I wouldn't know what to do.God bless you and your family.
Amber Henthorn

Akron, OH

#7 Aug 27, 2010
Thank you Teresa, and Kristy about when was this last week? Was it the police or mall security who made hime leave. I called security at Parmatown and no one has called me back. I will be going up there tomorrow. Maybe they have videos.

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