Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Missing with Autism: Blake Pennington (Cushing, OK)
AMBER Alerts are distributed via commercial radio stations, satellite radio, television stations, and cable TV by the Emergency Alert System and NOAA Weather Radio for child abductions only! Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are NOT included in the criteria for issuing an Amber Alert. This really needs to change.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Missing with Autism: Blake Pennington (Cushing, OK)

The missing Cushing boy's body has been found in a pond just after 3 p.m. The Memorial Park Pond is in the middle of the park across from the 4-year-old boy's home.

Cushing Police Search For Missing Autistic Toddler - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

CUSHING, Oklahoma -- Police are searching for an autistic, four-year-old boy who went missing Tuesday morning in Cushing.

Blake Pennington was last seen around 10:15 a.m. in the 300 block of S. Little. His family says Blake is autistic, and cannot speak.

He was last seen wearing blue pants with a green stripe on the side, and he is not wearing a shirt or shoes.

Police are asking Cushing residents to check their yards, sheds and any place a child might play or hide.

News On 6 reporter Lacie Lowry said police are focusing their search efforts around a nearby pond.

Anyone who knows where Blake might be should call Cushing police at 918-225-1212.

Police have not issued an Amber Alert for the child.

News On 6 reporter Lacie Lowry will have more on this story on the News On 6 at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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