Missing man with autism located

Missing man with autism located

MONROE, Wash. — Officers with the Monroe Police Department say a man who was reported missing has been located and is back with his family.

Alex Katsanes, who police said has high-functioning autism, was last seen on Sunday in Monroe.

Police said troopers found Katsanes walking on Highway 2, 14 miles east of Skykomish.

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"A big thanks to WSP, the family is thrilled," Monroe police said in a tweet.

**FOUND - WSP trooper found the male walking on US 2, fourteen miles east of Skykomish. The trooper is transporting him...

Posted by Monroe Police Department on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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