Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Missing with Autism: Pete Peterson (Southwest Harbor, Maine)
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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Missing with Autism: Pete Peterson (Southwest Harbor, Maine)

Southwest Harbor - Police in Southwest Harbor continue to search for man with autism who's been missing since the middle of last week.

Authorities say 61-year-old Pete Peterson was last seen at Dysart's Marina in Southwest Harbor either Wednesday or Thursday.

Peterson is described as 6-foot-1, 230 pounds and is balding with a grey beard.

Police say he walks with a limp and has a lazy eye and often wears glasses.

Again, Peterson is autistic.

They say he was last seen wearing blue jeans, possibly a grey hooded sweatshirt and brown shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Southwest Harbor police at 244-7912.

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