CIBOLO, Texas – UPDATE: The Cibolo Police Department said that a missing 15-year-old boy with high-functioning autism has been located in New Braunfels.
Ethan Templeton was located at a Wal-Mart after he was given a ride from the Schertz area, police said.
Ethan has been safely reunited with his family.
UPDATE— Cibolo Police Dept (@CiboloPD) January 9, 2019
Ethan was located at the Wal-Mart in New Braunfels after he was given a ride from the Schertz area by a stranger. Thank you to those who stayed vigilant and shared the info which ultimately led to Ethan being safely reunited with his family. Thx @NBPDTX
Cibolo police are asking for the community's help to locate a missing 15-year-old boy who has high-functioning autism and was last seen Tuesday morning.
Ethan Templeton was reported missing around 7:30 a.m. and was last seen wearing a light-colored shirt and shorts, brown hiking-style shoes and a red backpack.
Ethan is 5 foot, 10 inches tall, weighs approximately 140 pounds, has brown hair that partially covers his brown eyes, and has a mustache/goatee coming in.
Police said Ethan has a large mole on his right arm. He also carries a band instrument with him and a black lunchbox with green trimming.
Ethan is known to like parks and easily gets turned around and/or distracted.
Anyone who sees Ethan Templeton is urged to call police at 210-619-1200.