Missing autistic teen located in New Braunfels, reunited with family

Ethan Templeton, 15, was reported missing Tuesday morning

Courtesy: Cibolo Police Department
Courtesy: Cibolo Police Department

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.


(Original Story)

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.

UPDATE 1/9/2019 5:49AM Ethan was located at the Wal-Mart in New Braunfels after he was given a ride from the Schertz...

Posted by Cibolo Police Department on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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