Join CafeMom Today! Autism Amber Alert: Missing with Autism: Charles Foster (Dearborn, Mich)
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.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Missing with Autism: Charles Foster (Dearborn, Mich)

Dearborn Police search for missing teen who has Autism, bi-polar disorder & suffers from mood swings

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) - Dearborn Police are asking for the public's help to find a teenager who has been missing since Saturday night. 
Officers say 16-year-old Charles Foster was last seen by his parents as he was walking out of the family's home in the 4600 block of Schlaff. The incident happened at around 10:45 pm.
 Police say Charles' parents were unable to catch him as he ran northbound. 
Charles is 5'2" tall and weighs about 110 pounds. He appears much younger than his actual age. Charles has short hair and wears small frame glasses. 
He suffers from Autism, bi-polar disorder and mood swings. However, his family does not believe that he is a danger to himself or others. 
Charles was last seen wearing a beige collared short sleeve shirt with horizontal stripes, dark shoes and his glasses. 
Police say he has run away in the past and will frequent restaurants, gas stations or will beg for food. 
Anyone who has come into contact with Charles is asked to call 911 or Dearborn Police at (313) 943-2241.

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