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URGENT ALERT: Newtown Police Are Searching for 17-Year-Old Missing Autistic Boy

Report by Paula Antolini, August 11, 2019, 1:46PM EDT

**URGENT ALERT**

The Newtown Police is actively searching the Winton Farm Rd. area for a 17 year old autistic boy who went missing on foot about two hours ago. His name is Nicholas and was last seen wearing a white t shirt and grey shorts.

The last time Nicholas went missing he was found in a pond near his residence.

The scene is very active with police dogs, drones, water rescue personnel and fire fighters.

Winton Farm is located in the south part of Newtown near the Monroe border.

All area residents are asked to look around their property including any sheds or any outbuildings and if they have any bodies of water.

Lt. Aaron Bahamonde

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UPDATE August 11,2019, 3:07PM:

Boy has been **FOUND SAFE** said NEWTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT.